College Scholarships with December Deadlines

Check Out These 50 Scholarships that Expire in December

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Don't get so caught up in the holidays and your college applications that you forget to apply for some of the money available to help fund your education. The 50 scholarships below range in value from $100 to $25,000. For each, I've provided links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free college and scholarship matching website.

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$1,000 Easy College Money Scholarship

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• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: Awarded Monthly
• Description: No essay required. Applicants simply create a free profile at Cappex.com.
• Administered by Cappex.com
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Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career as a foreign correspondent.
Administered by the Overseas Press Club Foundation
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Maley/FTEE Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for members of ITEEA who are technology and engineering teachers.
Administered by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA)
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NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest

• Award: $100 - $1,000
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: To apply for this scholarship, students must write an essay on the following topic: "What does the Second Amendment mean to you?"
Administered by the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
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Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow Scholarship

• Award: $6,000
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for women who are current USBC Youth members in good standing.
Administered by the United States Bowling Congress (USBC)
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Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow Scholarship

• Award: $6,000
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for men who are current USBC Youth members in good standing. Applicants must be in their senior year of high school or enrolled in college.
Administered by the United States Bowling Congress (USBC)
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John C. Flood Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: Applicants must submit a 1,000-word essay on a given topic (see website for further detail).
Administered by John C. Flood
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VSTONE Scholars Award

• Award: $5,000
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for final year veterinary students who are residents of New England.
Administered by the Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England (VSTONE)
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BMW of Freeport Scholarship

• Award: $500
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: Applicants must submit a 1,000 to 1,500-word essay on a given topic. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be in good standing with their academic institution.
Administered by the BMW of Freeport
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COTA Scholarship for Occupational Therapy Assistants

• Award: $500
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for students studying or enrolling in an ACOTE Accredited OTA program.
Administered by the OTA Guide
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Graphic Arts Council Scholarship

• Award: $500
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors as well as those already attending a college with an accredited graphic arts program.
Administered by the Lake/Geauga Educational Assistance Foundation (LEAF)
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American Legion Department of Florida High School Oratorical Contest

• Award: $500 - $2,500
• Deadline: December 1, 2016
• Description: This speech contest is for Florida residents enrolled in a state-accredited high school program in grades 9-12.
Administered by American Legion
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Dr. Robert H. Goddard Scholarship

• Award: $10,000
• Deadline: December 2, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in science or engineering.
Administered by the National Space Club
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Anna Newell Brown Awards for Vocal Excellence

• Award: $1,000 - $3,500
• Deadline: December 2, 2016
• Description: These awards are for vocalists residing in Bartholomew County, Indiana. Applicants must be recommended by their high school choral director, private instructor, or director from a community music organization.
Administered by the Heritage Fund - The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
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Betty F. Brown Awards for Instrumental Excellence

• Award: $1,000 - $3,500
• Deadline: December 2, 2016
• Description: These awards are for student instrumentalists who are high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors residing in Bartholomew County, Indiana. The competition will include the music instrument areas of brass, percussion, piano/organ, strings, and woodwinds.
Administered by the Heritage Fund - The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
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Advance Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 5, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for college-bound high school seniors. Applicants must create a video and written essay on a given topic.
Administered by LawsuitLegal.com
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Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

• Award: $1,500
• Deadline: December 9, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for students worldwide who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate, graduate, associate's degree, or diploma program with a declared major in a science-related field.
Administered by Novus Biologicals
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Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $2,000
• Deadline: December 9, 2016
• Description: To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an essay on a given topic related to the printing industry.
Administered by the Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
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QuikshipToner.com Student Scholarship

• Award: $1,500
• Deadline: December 15, 2016
• Description: This speech contest is for Florida residents enrolled in a state-accredited high school program in grades 9-12.
Administered by the Quikship California
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F. Lammont Belin Arts Scholarship

• Award: $12,000
• Deadline: December 15, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for students studying painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, dance, literature, and architecture. Letters of recommendation from recognized artists, experts, or judges from the chosen field are required for this scholarship.
Administered by the Waverly Community House
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Westwind Recovery Residences General Education Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 15, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. Applicants must submit an essay to be considered.
Administered by the Westwind Recovery Residences
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Artificial Grass Liquidators Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 15, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for currently enrolled college students. Applicants must submit an essay for consideration.
Administered by the Artificial Grass Liquidators (Corporate)
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FeetRemedies.com Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Deadline: December 15, 2016
• Description: Applicants must submit a 2,000-word essay on a topic related to plantar fasciitis or nail fungus.
Administered by FeetRemedies.com
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Nutrition Inspector Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $2,000
• Deadline: December 15, 2016
• Description: Applicants must submit an outline of an essay related to fitness, nutrition or dieting.
Administered by Nutrition Inspector
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AvaCare Medical Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 15, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for college-bound US citizens or those in possession of an Alien Registration Card. Applicants have at least a 3.0 GPA and be pursuing a degree in the medical field.
Administered by AvaCare Medical
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AXA Achievement Scholarship

• Award: $2,500 - $25,000
• Deadline: December 15, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for students who have ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; and ability to succeed in college.
Administered by AXA Achievement
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Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

• Award: $500 - $5,000
• Deadline: December 19, 2016
• Description: This essay contest is for students registered as full-time undergraduate juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities.
Administered by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA)
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Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 20, 2016
• Description: Applicants must submit a video describing why they deserve this scholarship. Preference will be given to business, marketing, computer science, communications, or IT majors.
Administered by Lead Roster
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Alabama Horse Council Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 30, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for members in good standing with the Alabama Horse Council (AHC) who are undergraduate and graduate students majoring in a field of study preparing them for a career in the equine industry.
Administered by the Alabama Horse Council
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Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 30, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are in their sophomore or junior year and are enrolled in a full-time aviation degree program at an accredited four-year college or university.
Administered by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA)
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Veterinary Student Scholarship Award

• Award: $500
• Deadline: December 30, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for US citizens who are veterinary students. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and involvement in the animal advocacy.
Administered by Pet Insurance U
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Girlterest Scholarship Program for Young Women

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 30, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is open to all women who are currently enrolled in high school, college, and graduate school. Applicants must submit a minimum 500-word essay on one of the following topics: "What Feminism Means to Me," "Body Image in Social Media," or "The Philosophy Behind Beauty."
Administered by Girlterest
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Animal Compassion Veterinary Scholarship Award

• Award: $500
• Deadline: December 30, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for veterinary undergraduate students who have community experience in animal advocacy, compassionate animal care and outstanding efforts to combat animal cruelty.
Administered by Pet Insurance U
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Bright!Tax Global Scholar Initiative

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for US students who plan to/are currently studying abroad outside the US.
Administered by Bright!Tax
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Easton/NFAA Scholarship

• Award: $100 - $5,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for members (for at least 2 years) of the National Field Archery Association or USA Archery.
Administered by the Easton Foundations (ESDF) - National Field Archery Association (NFAA) Foundation
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Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation Scholarship

• Award: $2,500
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for children of members in good standing of the IATSE.
Administered by the Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation
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Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program

• Award: $850
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is meant to engage young people from around the world in environmental clean-up and conservation projects. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must conduct their own local environmental stewardship project, take digital photos of the project in action, and write an essay about the project
Administered by the Nicodemus Wilderness Project
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Spend Your Cheddar Better Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: Sign up to play a text message "Would You Rather" game to be entered to win this scholarship. US and Canadian citizens may apply.
Administered by DoSomething.org
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Best Price Nutrition & Health Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for full-time college students residing in the United Sates, Brazil, India, South Korea, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom, or Canada.
Administered by Best Price Nutrition
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Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation Scholarship

• Award: $6,250
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. Students attending two-year or trade schools may apply.
Administered by the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
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Pre-Veterinary and General Animal Husbandry Education Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are currently enrolled in an accredited college and who have an interest in pre-veterinary studies and/or animal husbandry.
Administered by the Golden Meadows Kennel
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John J. Murphy Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $7,500
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for children or dependents of a Supply Chain Logistics department employee of a Food Shippers of America member company whose membership has been paid for in full.
Administered by the Food Shippers of America
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2016 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: Applicants must submit an essay answering the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?
Administered by SeniorAdvisor.com
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Promises Treatment Centers Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $6,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: In order to apply for this scholarship, students must submit an essay answering the question, "How has addiction or mental illness affected you or someone you love?"
Administered by Promises Treatment Centers
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State of the American Mind Essay and Video Contest

• Award: $2,000 - $5,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: Applicants must either write an essay or create a video responding to given topics concerning the changes in America.
Administered by the Templeton Press
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Medical Assisting Scholarship Award

• Award: $2,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarships is for students who are planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a medical assisting program. Applicants must create a video or write an essay explaining why they want to be a medical assistant.
Administered by Medical Assistant Courses Online (MACO)
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MSA Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program

• Award: $3,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This program is for full-time undergraduate students who are interested in conducting a research project that involves the use of any microscopy technique. This program will provide student stipends, supply costs, and limited travel expenses associated with the research.
Administered by the Microscopy Society of America (MSA)
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Life Face Publications Scholarship Program

• Award: $500
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for female undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited institution. Applicants must submit an essay.
Administered by Life Face Publications
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Design Thinking Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: Applicants must submit a 500-1,000-word essay on how design thinking or digital design tools will impact you and your career choice. The title of this essay must reflect how design thinking or design tools will reflect you and your career choice.
Administered by the American Graphics Institute
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Rove Pest Control Scholarship

• Award: $500
• Deadline: December 31, 2016
• Description: This scholarship is for college-bound high school students, with preference to those who plan to study entomology or a related field. Students must send a transcript with their application.
Administered by the Rove Pest Control
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