8 Scholarships To Apply To Before Christmas

With the costs of college tuition rising every year, many parents are faced with the dilemma of making hard sacrifices to send their recent high school grads to college. The good news is there are a lot of scholarships available to help out with this struggle.

Here is a list of eight scholarships to apply to before the holidays:

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program
Sponsor: Foot Locker Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $20,000
Deadline: Dec. 17, 2015
Description: U.S. students who are involved in organized sports and are planning to attend college in fall 2016 are eligible.

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards
Sponsor: National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Dec. 18, 2015
Description: Students who own and operate their own business and plan to enter college in 2016 are eligible.

Solutionreach Scholarship
Sponsor: Solutionreach
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 18, 2015
Description: This scholarship is available to current undergrads who are willing to submit an essay related to patient engagement technology.

Soccerloco National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: SoccerLoco | American Business Women’s Association
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 19, 2015
Description: Female athletics are eligible, and must submit an essay detailing challenges they have faced that have equipped them to succeed in study or industry.

Unhinge Hardware National Scholarship
Sponsor: Unhinge Hardware
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 19, 2015
Description: Aspiring businesswomen only may apply for this scholarship. Must submit an essay explaining how environment influences life and/or business.

Out-Of-The-Box Thinking Scholarship
Sponsor: Auto-Pets
Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015
Description: Open to high school and college students in the U.S. Must be willing to submit an essay about a pet innovation.

The ClickMinded Digital Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: ClickMinded
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015
Description: This scholarship is available to high school and college students who love digital marketing and are willing to write an essay about digital marketing.

The Tree Center Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Tree Center
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015
Description: Available for high school and college students with a 3.0 GPA who have designed an innovative product that has made a difference in someone’s life.

All of these scholarships have December 2015 deadlines, so it is important to check their websites as soon as possible. For more information, read here: More scholarships with December 2015 deadlines


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