Can you believe it’s already Friday again? We have a long Memorial Day weekend ahead of us, which is perfect for all you scholarship seekers — one more day to apply to a few more scholarships. As you know, each Friday, I post about three great scholarship opportunities with upcoming deadlines.
This week, I have several scholarships, including great opportunities for business students and aspiring filmmakers.
If you want to find more scholarships with upcoming deadlines, try using a free scholarship search engine. Check out our article to learn which are the best free scholarship searches — and which to skip. To learn more about how to win college scholarships, check out our articles on the scholarship application process, scholarship essays, and the truth about unclaimed scholarships.
1. Scholarships.com’s College Business Scholarship: $1,000
Are you an undergraduate student or high school senior planning to attend college in the fall, with a stated interested in business, accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, real estate, sports administration, or retail? If so, then get yourself in the running to win a $1,000 scholarship. The application is straight-forward: Just write a 250 to 350-word essay answering the question, “What has influenced your decision to pursue a career in business?” Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens and registered users of scholarships.com (it’s free to sign up). The application deadline is May 31.
2. EASTMAN Kodak Scholarship Program: Up to $6,000
Eastman Kodak is offering tuition and production scholarships to full-time undergraduate or graduate students of film, film production, and cinematography. Applicants must be nominated by their schools, which can nominate up to two students per academic year. The first prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash award plus a $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant. The second place winner earns a $4,000 Motion Picture Product Grant; 3rd place is a $3,000 grant; two honorable mentions will receive a $2,000 grant. Submitted projects must communicate a story or theme — no clips or short vignettes.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of academic achievement, creative and technical ability, communications ability, and filmmaking experience. The submission deadline is June 15.
Are you looking for a scholarship in a particular field? Let me know by leaving a comment in the comments section — maybe I can help you out! Good luck with your applications.