Summer Break Scholarship Hunting

Author: Ben Bishop
Published on: May 12, 2020

You may believe your scholarship hunting is over since summer break is upon us. However, scholarship hunting shouldn’t end. There are many scholarships with due dates during the summer. Use the extra free time to apply for last-minute scholarships and try to earn some extra cash for college.

Below are scholarships we believe could be awarded to a student enrolling in Boise Bible College. Many of these scholarships are open to returning students as well as enrolling students.

There are few scholarship hunting tips and other resources that might help your search. Check out the blog titled “Hiding Spots for Scholarships”.

Of course, these scholarships are just a small sampling of the thousands available. To find more check out these sites:


Advocates Injury Attorneys scholarships

Below are our three scholarship opportunities including basic requirements and deadlines:

The Advocates Law Scholarship

  • Requires 300-500 word essay
  • Deadline: December 15; May 15
  • $1,000 offered
  • Eligibility: All current or prospective students must be enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States.

The Montana Advocates Scholarship

  • Requires 300-500 word essay
  • Deadline: December 10; May 20
  • $1,000 offered
  • Eligibility: All current or prospective students must be enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States.

The Utah Advocates Scholarship 

  • Requires 300-500 word essay
  • Deadline: December 15; May 30
  • $1,000 offered
  • Eligibility: All current or prospective students must be enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States.

Spring Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Offer: $1,000
  • Deadline: May 31st
  • Description: The writing company offers services for making academic papers but our other goal is to motivate students to improve their writing skills and practice in making successful papers. Students can accept a challenge and take part in the scholarship essay contest. Create a strong paper and receive a fine reward! Open to graduate and undergraduate high school students to take part in our essay contest.

First Responders Children’s Foundation

  • Offer: $6,250
  • Deadline: May 31
  • Description: This scholarship is available to the children of first responders. Candidates must be pursuing their first Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree, or Certificate at any accredited college, university or technical/vocational institution in the United States that participates in the federal financial aid programs offered through the U.S. Department of Education.

C.I.P. (College is Power) Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,000
  • Deadline: May 31
  • Description: Whether you’re a full- or part-time student, whether you’re going to school online or in person, you could snag this scholarship. You need to be at least 17 years old and a US citizen, and you need to be attending school within the next 12 months. The only application requirements include a short form and a 150-word statement about your primary goal for going to school.

Christian College EDGE Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: May 31
  • Description: Just create an account with this Christian college search site. You’ll then have a chance to get information from Christian colleges and universities. It’ll enter you in their scholarship drawing and help you get recruited by those schools! This is different from their $2,500 Christian College Scholarship drawing; see below.

Christian College Scholarship Drawing

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Deadline: May 31
  • How to win: You need to complete the registration form for The Christian College Connector. Then winners are chosen at random, but they must be planning to enroll as a full-time freshman at a “Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college” within 16 months of winning.

Courage to Grow Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Deadline: Last day of the month
  • DescriptionThis monthly award goes out to high school juniors, seniors, and college students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. And the only thing you need to do to win is to submit a short 250-word statement about why you deserve the money. (Unfortunately, “Help me, I’m poor” doesn’t meet the word count.)

June Deadline Scholarships

Boise Bible College Leadership Scholarship

  • Offer: $2,000 per year
  • Deadline: June 1st
  • Description: Available to all incoming students at Boise Bible College.

Because College is Expensive

  • Offer: $500
  • Deadline: June 20th, 2020
  • Description: The $500 “Because College is Expensive” Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 24 months. The winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on this Scholarship page.

Impact on Your Community Scholarship

  • Offer: Varies
  • Deadline: June 30, 2020
  • Description: The scholarship is open to anyone enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States. High school seniors who are graduating before the deadline and have been accepted to or enrolled in a graduate program are also eligible. Eligible candidates must also be able to demonstrate their strong commitment to helping others and be able to describe personal examples.

High School Student Scholarship

  • Offer: $500
  • Deadline: June 1, 2020
  • Description: Open to all high school seniors in the Class of 2020. Simply log in or create a free account at Niche.com to apply.

College Academic Scholarship

  • Offer: $500
  • Deadline: June 15, 2020
  • Description: Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students at an accredited college or university. Students must have a minimum 3.0-grade point average. Applicants must submit essays and complete a qualification quiz.

Do-Over Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,500
  • Deadline: June 30, 2020
  • Description: Applicants must be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application, legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants must submit an online essay regarding the question “If you could get one ‘do-over’ in life, what would it be and why?” (250 words or less).

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,000
  • Deadline: June 12, 2020
  • Description: The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.

ACT Scholarship Giveaway

  • Offer: $15,000 + $5,000 Tech Package
  • Eligibility: Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who register for the ACT® test between 9.3.2019 and 6.26.2020 are automatically entered for a chance to win. It’s that easy!

Branch Out Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,000 for the student, $500 for charity
  • Deadline: June 15, 2020
  • Eligibility: Applicant must be a student enrolled in an United States university/college pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree or must be a senior in high school. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA

Celebrity Scholarship

  • Offer: $500
  • Deadline: June 30, 2020
  • Description: Through costume, role-playing, props, and self-expression, the Celebrity Scholarship is looking for the person who can give the funniest, quirkiness, and most authentic celebrity impersonation. Describe your reason for selecting a specific celebrity, then send a picture or video of yourself dressed like that individual. All students ages 16 and older are eligible to apply.

Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) Essay Contest

  • Offer: 9 awards; (3) $1,000; (3) $500; (3) $250
  • Deadline: June 1, 2020
  • Description: JASNA conducts an annual student essay contest to foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen’s work. The contest is open to all students and is divided into three categories: high school, college/university, and graduate school. To apply, students must read their category’s prompt and submit a well-written essay answering the passage. For all categories, students will connect Jane Austen’s novels to her Juvenilia – short stories, plays, and chapters she wrote as a teenager.

Take Charge of Tomorrow Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,000
  • Deadline: June 30, 2020
  • Description: Open to high school seniors or current undergraduate students. The applicant must submit a short introduction to an essay about a time they stood up for what was right, even when other people them that they were wrong or thought it wasn’t worth the fight.

Bright Futures Scholarship for Early Education Majors

  • Offer: $500
  • Deadline: June 9, 2020
  • Description: Open to high school seniors, two and four-year college/university, and graduate enrolled in accredited colleges or universities in the United States are eligible.

Coupa Cares North America Scholarship

  • Offer: $5,000
  • Deadline: June 12, 2020
  • Description: Coupa Cares offers financial assistance and mentorship to students without the necessary means who demonstrate alignment with Coupa’s core values and want to further their education. Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students living in the U.S. who are attending or will attend an undergraduate student in the upcoming academic year. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Daniel Burrus Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,000
  • Deadline: June 15, 2020
  • Description: The Daniel Burrus Scholarship Fund will support three students either entering college or already attending a university, granting each $1,000 to be used towards books and tuition. Recipients of the Daniel Burrus Scholarship Fund will be chosen based on a 1 to 2-page essay on certain topics.

Anidjar & Levine Community Service Scholarship

  • Offer: $2,500
  • Deadline: June 15, 2020
  • Eligibility:
    • Students currently enrolled in or formally accepted to an accredited U.S. community college, college, or university undergraduate or graduate degree program
    • Applicants should have a history of serving their community in a volunteer role.
    • Applicants must currently be in good academic standing and provide transcripts to support a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

July Scholarship Deadlines

Creative Safety Supply Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,000
  • Deadline: July 15, 2020
  • Description: Creative Safety Supply is a retailer of safety products that help businesses improve the efficiency of their workspaces. Since the company looks for creative solutions to solve workplace problems, they would like to award a scholarship to students who also use creativity to succeed in life. Eligible students must have a 3.0 GPA and can apply by submitting an essay (1,000–1,200 words) along with a copy of their most recent transcript.

Fleming College Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,000
  • Deadline: July 1, 2020
  • Description: Michael P. Fleming & Associates would like to help students reach their potential by offering a college scholarship to high school seniors and undergraduate students. Students can apply by submitting an essay (500 words) or a two-minute video essay that discusses the following topic: “At what age did you receive your first smartphone? How do you think it impacts your day-to-day activities and your actions while you’re behind the wheel?”

Flavor of the Month Scholarship

  • Offer: $1,500
  • Deadline: July 31, 2020
  • Description: July is National Ice Cream Month, and we need a little help picking out a “Flavor of the Month” for our famous ice cream scholarship. Tell us about what flavor of ice cream you would be and why.

Personal Achievement College Scholarship

  • Offer: up to $15,000
  • Deadline: July 26, 2020
  • Description: Complete the application and write a short essay. The essay topic is for you to describe a personal achievement story and how you overcame challenges to reach your goal. You can include any impact on your local community your achievement helped benefit.

August Deadline Scholarships

Make Me Laugh Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,500
  • Deadline: August 31, 2020
  • Description: What if you could win money just by making someone laugh? Well, you can with this scholarship! Unigo sponsors a $1,500 scholarship where all you have to do is describe (in 250 or fewer) a story about a funny or embarrassing incident in your life to make them laugh. We all have plenty of stories that come to mind… As long as you’re at least 13 and will be enrolled in college no later than 2026, get going on this one!

Sallie Mae® $1,000 Plan for College Sweepstake

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Awarded: Monthly
  • Deadline: Last day of the month
  • Description: When you register to use Sallie Mae’s scholarship search tool, you’ll be entered to win their monthly scholarship sweepstakes. And since you should be searching for scholarships anyway, might as well get a shot at $1,000 while you’re at it, amirite?

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Awarded: Monthly
  • Deadline: Last day of the month
  • How to win: Okay, here’s how to enter this scholarship: Fill out their online application. Hit “Submit.” End of instructions. Yup, it’s that easy. Winners are chosen at random. It’s open to high school seniors, college students, grad students, and adult learners.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Awarded: Monthly
  • Deadline: Last day of the month
  • Description: Register with Cappex to win. You just need to be “currently enrolled in high school or college or plan to enroll in the next 12 months.” Boom. Done.

Scholarship hunting is a tedious task but can be very rewarding. There are hundreds and thousands of dollars worth of scholarships that go untouched every year. The scholarships above are just a few of the millions available. Take your chances and don’t give up!

Disclaimer: Boise Bible College does not vouch on the reliability or quality of the scholarship opportunities or scholarship search engines listed. The above are only listed as courtesy examples and are subject to change. Boise Bible College does not take any responsibility for any consequence of data usage from the scholarship opportunities or search engines used by students or applicants. Use them at your own wisdom and discretion.

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