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Largest Scholarships You Can Find for College

Last updated July 26, 2021

 You reached the right place! Whether you're a high school student planning to apply to college or just starting college career, tuition cost is something that is on time of mind. Tuition is a huge factor when it comes to choosing a college - but hopefully, financial aid and scholarships can support the cost. That's why we created the list of the largest scholarships for college. We're talking about tens of thousands of dollars in free money!

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1. Google Scholarships // Organization: Google

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: Varies

This past year Google has hosted a few scholarships which include the Generation Google Scholarship, Google Lime Scholarship, and more. Multiple scholarships are available, Google Scholarships are open now with rotating deadlines.

2. Enterprise Holdings Road Forward Scholarship // Enterprise Holdings

Amount: Up to $12,222

Deadline: July 17th, 2021 *Closed*

The Enterprise Holdings Road Forward Scholarship was created to help provide scholarships to first generation students. This scholarship is open to African American high school seniors who plan to attend a UNCF Member Institution (found here). One huge benefit of this scholarship is that it is renewable and you will be assigned a dedicated college success coach.

3. Unigo $10,000 Annual Scholarship // Unigo

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: December 31st, 2021

A pretty simple scholarship with a big payout. For this scholarship, all you have to do is answer a simple question in 250 words or less. Answer the question, "Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?" Start thinking of who you'd bring back and what apps they'll use and get to writing!

4. Cameron Impact Scholarship // Bryan Cameron Education Foundation

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: September 10th, 2021

This scholarship specifically is looking for candidates who have displayed strong evidence of leadership, involvement in extracurriculars and community service, and who want to make a positive impact on the world around them. If this fits you, check out this scholarship! It offers to pay the full tuition for students entering college.

5. Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest // Duck Brand

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: July 21st, 2021 *Closed*

It's prom season, so let's see all those Prom outfits! Duck Brand is throwing a scholarship contest where two winners will be awarded $10,000 and two runner-ups will be awarded $500. All you have to do is take a picture of your prom outfit, submit it, and go vote on the best outfit!

6. Adidas Legacy Scholarship Program // Adidas 

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: July 28th, 2021

The Adidas Legacy program hopes to unite, empower, and inspire the next generation of creators. Student athletes who are attending one of the 27 high schools that are participating in the Legacy Program will have a chance to win up to $10,000 in scholarship awards. 

7. Cat Zingano "Overcoming Loss" Scholarship // Bold

Amount: $10,020

Deadline: October 5th, 2021 

Cat Zingano, MMA fighter, has gone through a lot of barriers and loss in her life. She lost her mother early in her twenties and her husband soon after her career started. Cat hopes that her story can help inspire youth to continue to fight and move forward. The Cat Zingano Overcoming Loss Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is fighting through their own loss of a close family member, legal guardian or loved one, and is in need of financial support for their education as they move forward.

8. Brandon Zylstra "Road Less Traveled" Scholarship // Bold

Amount: $5,285 to two winners

Deadline: August 1st, 2021

Talent is evenly distributed, but opportunity is not. Youth in black communities are not offered the same opportunities as those in more fortunate situations. Brandon Zylstra aims to help ambitious and determined black students pursue their dreams. Two Black high school students who plan to attend college and pursue their dreams will be awarded $5,285 each. Simply write an essay on what you are passionate about and the steps you'll take to achieve your dreams.

9. HireAHelper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: July 17th, 2021 *Closed*

Demand is high and there is a lack of qualified workers in skilled trades. This means that it is a great time to go back to school and enter into these fast-growing industries. HireAHelper aims to assist the next generation of professionals by awarding a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students. 

10. Coca-Cola Foundation Scholars Program // Coca-Cola

Amount: Up to $20,000

Deadline: Opens August 1st, 2021

Coca-Cola is recognizing outstanding students who show achievement and a capacity to lead. 150 Scholarship winners will be awarded $20,000 to put towards their college education.  

11. Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship // Taco Bell Foundation

Amount: Up to $25,000

Deadline: Opens Fall 2021

The Live Mas Scholarship believes that the youth have the drive to change the world. This scholarship opens up this Fall but is open to all students who are pursuing a secondary education. To enter, you'll have to submit a 2-minute video answering a few of their questions. 

12. Footlocker Scholar Athletes // Footlocker

Amount: Up to $20,000

Deadline: Opens Fall 2021

The Footlocker Scholar Athletes program comes back every year. Each year, 20 high school seniors who are exceptional leaders on their sports teams will be awarded up to $20,000 that will go toward their college education. This scholarship opens in the Fall, so be prepared!

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