The Make Me Laugh Scholarship was launched to give students a break from the boring application routine. Student applicants are encouraged to show their funny bone for a chance to win money for school.
In 250 words or less, describe a hilarious incident in your life, funny or embarrassing to apply for this scholarship
Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
Deadline: August 31st, 2020 |Scholarship Value: $1,500
Each year Wine Country Gift Baskets recognizes three well-deserving students who display the spirit of giving. The Spirit of Giving Scholarship was created to encourage acts of kindness, service, and giving among young students.
To apply, you must:
Provide proof of enrollment for the upcoming school year
Complete application form along with a short essay addressing the following topics:
How have you advanced the spirit of giving in your community or abroad either through service or in giving?
How has the spirit of giving affected you personally?
How will your college or post-secondary education allow you to be of service to others or give to others?
High school seniors and current college students planning to attend college or another form of post-secondary education for the full school year
Not an employee or family member of Wine Country Gift Baskets or Houdini Inc
Deadline: July 31st, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000
Akash and Shai Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Akash and Shai Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. was established in 2007 to honor the memory of Akash Jacob Kuruvilla. Akash lived a life full of excellence and generosity, which is why this scholarship aims to recognize outstanding students.
Complete two steps to apply:
Submit completely filled out the application form
Write two essays:
A 750-word essay answering the question “What does the phrase “The American Dream” mean to you and how do you embody the American Dream?”
A 500-word personal statement. Include any information about yourself, your academic/professional goals, financial need, or any other information
Student applicants must:
Be accepted into an accredited 4-year college or university in the United States of America in the upcoming Fall semester/quarter
Have full-time undergraduate status in the upcoming Fall semester/quarter
Have at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale if you are currently a senior in high school
Deadline: June 26th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000
Feldco is a family-owned business that focuses on exterior home improvements such as replacement windows, siding, and garage doors. As a family-owned business, Feldco recognizes the crucial role family plays in the development of one’s life, especially at a young age. This scholarship will be awarded to the applicant that best describes how their family has contributed to who they are today.
To participate in this scholarship, you must:
Submit a 700-1,000 words essay that answers, “How has your family contributed to who you are today?”
A legal U.S. resident
Currently enrolled in a college/university or will be enrolled in a college/university in 2020
Deadline: June 15th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000
Niche connects people to their future schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces through a growing online community. Every month, Niche launches scholarship contest sweepstakes. Students are encouraged to participate in each contest as a way to help them pay for their college-related expenses.
To participate in this scholarship, you simply have to log in or create a free account at Niche
Open to all high school and college students
Deadline: May 31st, 2020| Scholarship Value: $2,000