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August Scholarships

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July 21, 2020

August Scholarships

School's in session, but it's not too late to get scholarship money for education! Click the titles for each of the scholarships below and learn how you can earn money for school.

Horror Writers Association Scholarship

Description: The Horror Writers Association (HWA) has established a $2500 Scholarship to assist in the professional development of their members as horror writers.

Award Amount: $2,500 

Deadline Information: August 1, 2020

Full details available on the provider site.


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship

Description: The $2,500 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship is awarded to female writers!

Applicants must be born as a female or be a transgendered, hermaphrodite or intersex person living publicly as a female. Those transgendered persons living publicly as a male are not eligible for the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship but are eligible for the Horror Writers Association Scholarship. Full details provided on provider site.

Award Amount:  $2,500. 

Deadline: August 1, 2020

HBCU Connect

Description: This award is for minority students attending a historically black college or university. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior, transfer student, or a student currently enrolled full-time.

Application requirements for the HBCU Connect Minority Student Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay

Additional Information: wants to encourage minority students from all around the nation to pursue four-year degrees at U.S. historically black colleges and universities. While all candidates who meet the criteria for eligibility may apply, a large majority of the scholarships will be awarded to female and underrepresented minority students. will review all online registrations and select final candidates on the basis of eligibility, quality of content in the online registration, and financial need.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. The scholarships are made through the designated school and are not transferable to other academic institutions. The funds are to be used for tuition only and may not be used for other costs on the recipient's bursar bill.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline: August 1, 2020


AIChE Minority Scholarship Award for Incoming Freshmen


Description: International and U.S. high school seniors who are AIChE members planning to pursue a science or engineering major are eligible for this award. Students must be part of a minority group, enroll full time, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the AIChE Minority Scholarship Award for incoming freshmen are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Financial letter

Additional Information: The selection of award recipients will be based on: academic record; participation in school and/or outside jobs/activities as outlined in the student's letter and in the letter of recommendation from a high school counselor, math teacher or science teacher; reason(s) for choosing science/engineering; and the student's financial need as outlined in a letter from the parent or legal guardian, listing financial resources for educational support.  The award will be disbursed to each student upon receipt of a copy of the proof of fall semester college registration.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information: August 12, 2020


Make me Laugh Scholarship

Applicants must:

Must be 13 years of age or older at time of application.| Must be a legal U.S. resident. Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. This award is for U.S. students.

Submit an online written response to the question:

"OMG... Finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it's time to lighten things up a little. We don't want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!" (250 words or less)