Apply Now: 16 Scholarships with August 1 Deadlines


August is almost here and there are 16 scholarships due August 1st that might have your name on it. Time to power up that laptop, make a fresh pot of tea, and hustle your way through some scholarship opportunities.  Whether you're a future healthcare hero, a mathematics maven, a law enthusiast, or a Taylor Swift superfan(don’t side eye…it’s possible), there's something here for everyone. So get started this weekend, apply for these scholarships, and secure the bag because every little bit helps! Yes, you read that right—this weekend is the time to do it. Consider this your personal invitation to start applying for scholarships now and maybe even earn some extra cash for the upcoming academic year.

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Scholarship List

1. Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

Aspiring healthcare professionals, this one's for you. If you're enrolling in a graduate program in medical school, nursing, and/or pharmacy for the 2023-24 academic year, you could score between $5,000 and $10,000! To be eligible, you must be a graduate student or a college senior who will be enrolling in graduate school during the 2023-24 academic year. You must also provide proof of enrollment to a graduate program in medical school, nursing, and/or pharmacy. There are 25 awards of $5,000 and 10 awards of $10,000 available.

2. Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship

Nursing students at the undergraduate level, listen up. Your dedication to healthcare could score you $1,000 for your education journey. To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree nursing program at a college or university, or a high school student who has been accepted into a school that offers a bachelor's degree nursing program.

3. Workplace Rights Law Group Annual Scholarship Contest

This scholarship will get you thinking about your future in the workforce. It’s never too early to learn about your rights and obligations as an employee and win a $500 scholarship. To be eligible, you must either be a graduating high school senior (Class of 2023) or currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or graduate program for the fall 2023 semester.

4. Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship

If your studies revolve around health, fitness, or wellness, you could be eligible for a $1,500 award. To be eligible, you must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health-related major.

5. COGIC Charities Scholarship Application

This scholarship offers a variable award amount to full-time college or university students. To be eligible, you must be a high school graduate attending college full-time (12 credits or more) in the fall or current college students returning as full-time students to pursue an undergraduate degree. Graduate and/or doctoral degree students must take at least nine credit hours per term without exception.

6. Taylor Swift ‘1989’ Scholarship

If you're a Swiftie who loves the '1989' album, this unique $1,989 scholarship may be perfect for you. To be eligible, you must be a student at any education level with any GPA and a fan of Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ album!

7. Ai Engstrom National Scholarship

Do you have a vision of electronic design, engineering, and manufacturing in the global economy or an entrepreneurial idea about starting and running your own international business?  To be eligible for this $1,000 scholarship, you must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA at any accredited US university or college.

8. "Be Bold" No Essay Scholarship

Showcase your boldness and you could win this no-essay scholarship of a whopping $25,000! To be eligible, you must be a student at any education level, state, field of study, and GPA. Basically, your creativity is what matters.

9. Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship

If you're pursuing a career in law, this $1,000 scholarship might be yours for the taking.  To be eligible, you must be enrolled in an accredited law school or pursuing a law-related degree program.

10. BioMatrix Scholarships for the Bleeding Disorders Community

Students diagnosed with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease (or immediate family members for certain scholarships) can apply for this $1,000 award.

11. Learner Women in Mathematics Scholarship

If numbers shape your understanding of the world and you connect math principles to almost everything you should definitely apply for this $1,000 award.  To be eligible, you must be a female-identifying student planning to study mathematics or related fields.

12. Driver Education Initiative Award

Driving is a serious matter and being a safe driver is important.  If you have thoughts on how driver education can help to reduce the number of deaths related to driving, this $3,000 award might be yours. To be eligible, you must be a student entering college or currently enrolled in college.

13. American Pavilion Scholarship

Sharing your big plans and big dreams for your future could land you $1,000. To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled in an accredited college.

14. Scholly No-Essay Scholarship

If you're a bold person who seizes the day, complete the application and maybe grab $500. To be eligible, you must be a high school, transfer, college, or prospective graduate student.

15. Patsy Mink Education Support Award

If you’re juggling school, family, and work all on your own there could be relief in the form of a $5,000 award.  To be eligible, you must be a woman with minor children, pursuing a first degree at a postsecondary level, and have a low income.

16. Robinson & Warncke, LLC Scholarship

Thinking about being a legal eagle or getting your Law & Order on, this $1,000 award might help with the cost. To be eligible, you must be accepted to or enrolled in a 4-year university or grad program.


Why not dedicate some of your weekend to scholarship applications? Consider this time well spent as you get on your Weekend Scholarship Hustle. Remember, a few hours of effort could turn into thousands of dollars in aid. Plus, nothing beats the feeling of submitting that application just before the deadline. Although, early is great too.  So go on and seize the day, best of luck, and y’all can thank us at graduation!

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