15 Scholarships You Can Apply For Right Now

The year is winding down and college (or your next year of college) is just around the corner. The next few weeks hold lots of fun activities, and we know you don’t have a ton of free time, so Her Campus has found 15 scholarships you can check out right now! Apply for these scholarships in between enjoying the last weeks of your year. Some of these are due in early May, while others have deadlines through the end of August. It’s not too late to earn some more scholarship money for college!

1. Scholarships.com Short and Tweet Scholarship
Amount: $1000
Deadline: May 14, 2012
Pop quiz: What’s the most important thing you learned this year? If you can answer this question in 140 characters or less, you have a shot at winning $1000 or a Kindle from Scholarships.com!
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2. Paul Frank Art Attack Scholarship
Amount: $2500
Deadline: May 15, 2012
Calling all artistic girls! Paul Frank is offering a $2500 scholarship for the student who uploads an original piece of work inspired by the Paul Frank brand and characters. In addition to the scholarship money, your artwork will be publicized during the Paul Frank mobile tour this summer AND in Juxtapoz Magazine!
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3. B. Davis Scholarship
Amount:
$1000
Deadline: May 28, 2012
You’ve been in school for quite some time, and I’m certain you’ve learned something in all those years (if you applied for the first scholarship on the list, you should be all set!). The B. Davis Scholarship wants you to explain how your education has contributed to who you are today or how it will affect who you will become.
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4. Cappex.com A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship
Amount: $1000
Deadline: May 31, 2012
Create a profile on Cappex.com, a website devoted to helping you find the perfect college and tons of scholarships (it takes just a few minutes!), and you’re almost done applying for this scholarship. When you look at the Cappex scholarships page, click the button that says APPLY and you’re all set—it’s really as easy as that!
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5. Shop Smart Scholarship
Amount: $2000
Deadline: June 1, 2012
Are you the gal hosting Girls' Night Ins? Do you shop at thrift stores or consignment shops to save money? Can you stretch a dollar farther than anyone you know? Check out this scholarship, which seeks to reward a student who is creative when it comes to being thrifty. Write a 500-word essay describing your efforts to be frugal and you could win $2000.
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6. John Gyles Education Award
Amount: $500
Deadline: June 1, 2012
It’s time to put all your English classes to good use! The John Gyles Education Award asks you to read one of the books on their book list, write up a 1500 word report, and submit an application to be eligible to receive this award.
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