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Global Perspectives Scholarship

$250–$1,000
3 Award Winners

The Rustic Pathways Global Perspectives Scholarship is a $1,000 award for students attending a college or university in the United States.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
November 1, 2022
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
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$250–$1,000
3 Award Winners
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Irene L. Blanchette Nursing Award

$1,850
1 Award Winner

The University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh offers the Irene L. Blanchette Nursing Award of $1,850 to female nursing students in Wisconsin, who demonstrate financial need, to complete their undergraduate or graduate studies.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
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$1,850
1 Award Winner
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NFWL Essay Student Scholarship Contest

$5,000
1 Award Winner

NFWL Essay Student Scholarship Contest is an annual scholarship program that awards a total of $5,000 to an undergraduate or graduate female student attending college or university in South Carolina.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
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$5,000
1 Award Winner
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USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship

$7,200
1 Award Winner

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship of up to $7,200, to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
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$7,200
1 Award Winner
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USU Resident First-Year Merit Scholarship

$1,600–$3,200
1 Award Winner

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year Merit Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
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$1,600–$3,200
1 Award Winner
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USU Resident First-Year Scholar Scholarship

$4,500–$9,000
1 Award Winner

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year Scholar Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
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$4,500–$9,000
1 Award Winner
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USU Resident First-Year SE Merit Scholarship

$1,500–$3,000
1 Award Winner

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year SE Merit Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
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$1,500–$3,000
1 Award Winner
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USU Resident First-Year SE Scholar Scholarship

$2,500–$5,000
1 Award Winner

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year SE Scholar Scholarship Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
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$2,500–$5,000
1 Award Winner
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NETGEEK Pro Scholarship Program

$1,000
1 Award Winner

With this scholarship program, NETGEEK aims to inspire the next generation of coders to master software engineering skills and contribute to their communities and society as a whole.

Eligible Grades
All
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 3, 2023
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$1,000
1 Award Winner
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Florida Stormwater Association Educational Foundation Scholarship

$2,000
2 Award Winners

The scholarship of $2,000 is awarded to two graduate students enrolled in any college or university in Florida with a keen interest in stormwater research, management, and finance.

Eligible Grades
Graduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 12, 2023
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$2,000
2 Award Winners
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Tyler’s Place Scholarship

$2,000
1 Award Winner

The Arizona Society of CPAs funds the Tyler’s Place Scholarship of $2,000 to support one deserving college freshman, transfer, or undergraduate student pursuing a career serving the special needs community.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 14, 2023
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$2,000
1 Award Winner
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Ken Nugent Legal Scholarship

$5,000
1 Award Winner

The Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorney at Law firm offers the annual Ken Nugent Legal Scholarship to law students enrolled at an accredited U.S. institution to complete their degree programs.

Eligible Grades
Graduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 15, 2023
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$5,000
1 Award Winner
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Future Educator Scholarship

$1,000
1 Award Winner

Every year, one student stands the chance of the Future Educator Scholarship worth $1,000 sponsored by Mrs Prindables Gourmet Caramel Apples.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 18, 2023
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$1,000
1 Award Winner
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Accelerated BSN Scholarship Wisconsin

$350
1 Award Winner

The University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh annually offers the Accelerated BSN Scholarship Wisconsin of $350 to its deserving full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree program in nursing.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 25, 2023
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$350
1 Award Winner
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Abacus Scholarship

$1,000
1 Award Winner

The Abacus Life Scholarship awards $1,000 to a student pursuing a part- or full-time course in an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman – College Senior
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 26, 2023
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$1,000
1 Award Winner
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Preserving Our Future Scholarship

$1,000
1 Award Winner

D-Tek Bee Removal Company offers the Preserving Our Future Scholarship to undergraduate and graduate students, who are passionate about environmentalism and preserving the bee population, to complete their degrees.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Doctorate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 28, 2023
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$1,000
1 Award Winner
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Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

$500
1 Award Winner

Arctic Physical Therapy gives college students a chance to win a $500 scholarship.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 31, 2023
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$500
1 Award Winner
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Baumgartner Law Firm Law Student Scholarship

$3,000
1 Award Winner

Baumgartner Law Firm annually offers the Baumgartner Law Firm Law Student Scholarship to one student enrolled in an accredited law school in the U.S. and demonstrates financial need.

Eligible Grades
Graduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 31, 2023
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$3,000
1 Award Winner
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Benson & Bingham Annual Scholarship

$250–$2,000
3 Award Winners

Annually, Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC offers the Benson & Bingman Annual Scholarship, ranging from $250 to $2,000, to undergraduate and graduate students to help them earn their law degrees.

Eligible Grades
Graduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 31, 2023
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$250–$2,000
3 Award Winners
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Clubs of America Scholarship Award

$1,000
1 Award Winner

The Clubs of America organization annually offers the Clubs of America Scholarship Award to college students at any accredited institution to further their education in the studies of their choice.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman – College Senior
Application Open Date
September 1, 2022
Application Deadline
August 31, 2023
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$1,000
1 Award Winner
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Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

$1,000
1 Award Winner

The Clubs of America awards a scholarship of $1,000 to one graduate student, pursuing education at a U.S. institution, after going through a selection process.

Eligible Grades
Graduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
September 1, 2022
Application Deadline
August 31, 2023
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$1,000
1 Award Winner
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Make Me Laugh Scholarship

$1,500
1 Award Winner

Make Me Laugh Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship by Unigo to promote that scholarships can be fun too. Tell a funny story and you could win for college expenses.

Eligible Grades
8th Grade – High School Senior
Application Open Date
August 31, 2022
Application Deadline
August 31, 2023
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$1,500
1 Award Winner
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Phoenix AISES Scholarship

$500–$1,000
1 Award Winner

Phoenix AISES offers the Phoenix AISES Professional Chapter Scholarship to high school seniors and undergraduate students to further their education in STEM-related majors. Only two scholarships are awarded each year.

Eligible Grades
All
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 31, 2023
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$500–$1,000
1 Award Winner
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William A. Crawford Minority Teacher Scholarship

$1,000–$4,000
1 Award Winner

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education offers the William A. Crawford Minority Teacher Scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to minority students who intend to become teachers in Indiana.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 31, 2023
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$1,000–$4,000
1 Award Winner
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NDNPA General Scholarships

$1,000
2 Award Winners

The North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association (NDNPA) offers NDNPA General Scholarships of $1,000 to graduate students interested in pursuing a nursing career in North Dakota.

Eligible Grades
Graduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
June 1, 2023
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023
Closed
$1,000
2 Award Winners

About August Scholarships

August is an ideal time for students to start their scholarship search as there are many opportunities available. Scholarships can come from a variety of sources including schools, employers, private companies, nonprofit organizations and more. Many of these scholarships have deadlines throughout the year but August is a great time to get a head start on your scholarship search. Applying for scholarships can be a time consuming endeavor, but it pays off in the form of free money for college. This time of year is also a great opportunity to begin researching scholarships and narrowing down which ones you want to apply for. Don’t forget to make sure that you meet all the application requirements before submitting your materials - the last thing you want is for your application to be thrown out before you even have a chance. Put in the time and effort now and reap the rewards later! With so many scholarships available, August is definitely the month to start your scholarship journey.
Good luck with your search!

Cost of College in August

Cost of College in August varies widely based on the type of college and location. Community colleges tend to be the least expensive, with average tuition and fees ranging from $3,440 to $4,744 per year depending on the state in which they are located. The three most affordable community colleges in August are San Diego City College ($1,104), Ohlone College ($1,104) and Collin College ($1,104). For those looking for a four-year college experience, the cost of tuition and fees can range from approximately $9,000 to over $35,000 per year. University of California – Riverside ($13,500), Utah State University ($8,800) and The Ohio State University ($10,726) are among the most affordable four-year schools in August. The cost of college is an important consideration when making the decision to pursue higher education and these three schools offer a great option for those looking to save money while getting their degree.
Overall, the average cost of college tuition in August is around $20,000. Even though it can be intimidating to see such a large number, there are plenty of options for making college more affordable, from scholarships and grants to tuition discounts and payment plans. With some research and careful planning, students can find the perfect school that fits their budget and provides an excellent education.

Tips for Winning Scholarships in August

1. Start Early: It can take months of research, preparation and hard work to find and win scholarships. Therefore, it is important to start your search as early as possible in August so that you have enough time to gather all the necessary documents and materials required for the scholarship application process.

2. Utilize Resources: Take advantage of the many tools and resources available to help you in your search for scholarships. There are online databases, scholarship search engines and websites that can provide information about different types of scholarship programs. Additionally, ask your school's financial aid office for assistance with locating potential scholarships.

3. Network: Reach out to family, friends and mentors who may be able to provide you with additional insight and resources. They may know of scholarships or organizations who offer them, which could significantly improve your chances of being selected for a scholarship program. Additionally, consider attending college fairs or events sponsored by local businesses in order to network and gain exposure to more potential scholarship opportunities.

Frequently asked questions

When should I start applying for scholarships?

Junior year is ideal to start preparing for good scholarships. It also gives you ample time to practice essays, the application process, and gather the required information. Most scholarships accept applications in a limited time frame so always double-check the opening and closing dates.

How to apply for scholarships?

The process to apply is given in the details of the scholarship you select. The application usually requires a set of documents like identification, financial information, school verification, and transcripts. Some scholarships may ask you to provide heritage documents depending on your selection.