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Scholarship Saturday: February 2023

Looking for free money to pay for college? Check out this month's round-up of featured awards for Scholarship Saturday!

Each month, CollegeXpress highlights upcoming awards and contests as part of “Scholarship Saturday” to help make your search a little easier. Check out the featured awards below, and be sure to apply if you’re eligible. Good luck!

Upcoming deadlines

$2,000 | Make STEM 100%: Share a Resource Guide
Deadline: February 28
How to enter: In the US, only 20% of high school graduates are prepared for college-level coursework in STEM. And let’s be real—that number is way too low! Share this resource guide to demystify STEM and equip you (and your friends) with the information needed to build your road map in the field. Let’s work together to Make STEM 100%! By sharing the guide with your friends, you can earn a $2,000 scholarship!
Who’s eligible: Students must be US residents and between the ages of 13–25.

$1,500 | Thank Your Counselor Scholarship
Deadline: February 28
How to enter: Create a free CX account (or log back in) and answer this question in one sentence: How has your school counselor helped you this academic year? The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship and a $500 gift card for their counselor!
Who’s eligible: Students must be US residents ages 13 and older.

$1,500 | Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
Deadline: February 28
How to enter: Submit a  500–1,000-word essay with two to three photos of your volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed your life or shaped your perceptions on the importance of animal welfare.
Who’s eligible: Applicants must be US residents enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors.

$30,000 | Doodle for Google
Deadline: March 7 
How to enter: Create a doodle based on the theme "I am grateful for... "
Who’s eligible: Applicants must be a high school student and US citizen age 14 or older who plans to enroll or is already enrolled in a college or trade school.

$1,000 | Lifelong Hobby Scholarship
Deadline: March 9
How to enter: Submit a video of three minutes or less answering the following prompt: Making time for hobbies can greatly benefit a person and ensure that they are focused on what is important to them. What would you consider to be your lifelong hobby?
Who’s eligible: Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who's enrolled at an accredited college or university; minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Total: $36,000

Want to continue the scholarship search? Find even more awards using our Scholarship Search tool, and check in with CollegeXpress next month for another edition of Scholarship Saturday.

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