Scholarship Saturday: September 2021

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

Scholarships are an incredibly important part of being able to afford your college journey. Unlike student loans, you don’t need to pay scholarship money back, so you should apply to as many as possible! 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 | Easy Scholarship: Share a Calming Self-Care Checklist with a Friend to Keep Them Safe on the Road
Deadline: September 20
Info: Applicant must be between the ages of 13 and 25. You could win an easy $2,000 scholarship by sharing a mental health and road safety checklist to help a friend practice self-care and stay safe on the road. Motor vehicle crashes continue to be one of the leading causes of death among young people and according to multiple studies, adolescents experiencing psychological distress report higher levels of risky driving. Take 2 minutes to print our checklist of 4 calming self-care practices (or make your own!) Then share a photo (if sharing in-person) or screenshot (if sharing digitally) of you sharing the checklist with a friend and encourage them to keep it in their vehicle or wallet and use the 4 steps to calm their mental and emotional state before getting on the road. Remember to include a text keyword for them to access our mental health and road safety guide. You'll protect your friends *and* enter for a chance to win a $2,000 scholarship. Win-win!

$1,000 | WayUp Dream Job No-Essay Scholarship
Deadline: September 30
Info: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students. Open to students at every level who create a TikTok video about what a great day at their dream job would be like.

$2,000 | Rule the School Scholarship Contest
Deadline: September 30
Info: Applicants must be older than 13 years older. Register on CollegeXpress and answer one question: What’s one rule you wish you could create at your school?

$1,000 | School Survey Sweepstakes
Deadline: September 30
Info: Applicants must be parents or students currently enrolled in a K-12 school or graduated within the last 4 years. Review your school by completing the sponsor's school survey and be entered for a chance to win $1,000. Responses are anonymous and will be displayed on Niche to help others find a school that's right for them. The sweepstakes winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on the Scholarship Winners page. One entry per person.

$1,500 | Shout It Out Scholarship
Deadline: September 30
Info: To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must be at least currently enrolled in an academic program that includes current high school seniors and college students with plans to continue their education in the fall of 2021. They must also have maintained a 3.0 or higher GPA in school/and or college.

Total: $7,500

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

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