General Scholarships

There are many scholarships available online.  Going to a common search engine and simply typing in "scholarships" will give you a variety of funding opportunities that you may be eligible for.  Happy exploring and good luck!

Essay contests

Americanism Educational League 25th Private Enterprises Essay Contest for College Students
Ayn Rand Institute: Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Elie Wiesel Foundation: prize in ethics.

Registered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the Fall 2013 semester are eligible to apply.  If you have questions about the guidelines, essay format, or what readers are looking for stop by 101 Holton Hall and speak with the Graduate Assistant.Deadline:December 2, 2013 by 5 pm

The Lincoln Forum Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Varsity Tutors College Scholarships (monthly)

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:

Lots of Scholarships

Actuarial ScholarshipsThere are a number of opportunities for financial assistance available for students pursuing actuarial science. A sample of these scholarships is provided.
Akademos/ Scholarship In Partnership with the Internationalist Magazine Scholarship
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
American Architectural Foundation
Blue Key Honor Society Scholarship Scholarship Scholarship Awards
Coca-Cola Two-Year College Scholarships
College Answer $1,000 Scholarship Drawings
Daughters of the American Revolution Frank O’Neill Memorial Scholarship
eCampusTours $1,000 Scholarship Drawing
Freedom from Religion Foundation
GoCollege Lucky Draw Scholarship Drawings
Homeland Security Scholarship and Fellowship Program
Independent Institute Olive W. Garvey Biennial Fellowships
Institute for Humane Studies
John Gyles Education Center Awards
Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust
MENSA Foundation U.S. Scholarships applications available between 9/15/2013 and 01/15/2014
National Federation of Republican Women Scholarships
National Society of Accountants
National Student Nurses’ Association
NextStep Magazine Scholarship Drawings
Pilot International Foundation: education scholarships.
Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
Scholarships for Students with ADHD $1,000 Scholarship Giveaway
ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
Society of Professional Journalists
Soil and Water Conservation Society
Student Inventors Scholarships
Student Video Scholarships
The Christopher Organization Video Contest
Tylenol Scholarships
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Disadvantaged Students)
Wal-Mart Foundation 
USAFunds Access to Education Scholarship 
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. National Education Foundation Scholarship/fellowship

Many companies/corporations/organizations/clubs have scholarship funds available; however, they do not always advertize these opportunities.  It is a good idea to ask around about possible scholarships.