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    College Admissions: 10 Scholarships Anyone Can Apply For

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    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Cristiana Quinn, GoLocalProv College Admissions Expert

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    Ten private scholarships open to anyone

    The Davidson Institute The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box.
    The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest awards scholarships of $500-$10,000 to students who write a compelling essay on how an elected official risked his or her career to take a stand based on the dictates of conscience, rather than the dictates of polls.
    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program awards 50 scholarships of $20,000 and 200 scholarships of $10,000 each year to students with impressive academic and extra-curricular credentials.
    The College Prowler “No Essay Contest” awards $2000 to a student in a random drawing every month, if you register on the site.
    Nordstrom awards 80 scholarships of $10,000 over 4 years to students in states with store locations. Applicants must have a 2.7 GPA or above, participate in community service and be applying for financial aid at their college.
    Antique Trader holds a “Big Dig” essay contest each year and awards a $3000 scholarship to the winner.
    Ayn Rand Novels gives 600 scholarships each year to winners of their essay contest.
    Zinch gives away a $1000 scholarship each week in their 3 Sentence Essay Contest.
    Dunkin Donuts awards over $2 million in scholarships each year to students in areas where they have franchises.
    Lowes awards scholarships of $2500 each to students anywhere in the U.S.
    Avoiding scams

    Remember when you are searching for private scholarships that you should NEVER pay a website or individual to “find” you private scholarships. Most are not scrupulous and deliver very little. Some of the best scholarship search engines are free at www.fastweb.com , www.collegeboard.com, and www.cappex.com.
    Cristiana Quinn, M.Ed. is the founder of College Admission Advisors, LLC which provides strategic, college counseling and athletic recruiting services for students. www.collegeadvisorsonline.com.
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