4 Scholarships for Thanksgiving Break


scholarshipsIt’s that time of year when we gather around the table and give thanks. What could make you more thankful than your student winning a scholarship for college?

Here are four scholarships your student can devote some time to over Thanksgiving break. You might not find them on a scholarship search engine which means . . . drum roll . . . fewer applicants!

Student Side Hustlers Scholarship Program from Study Soup

StudySoup just launched a Student Side Hustlers Scholarship program. This is a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to one student entrepreneur who has demonstrated initiative, perseverance, and a little creativity to set up a side business as a way of bringing in extra income while still in school. It doesn’t matter if they’ve made $100 or $10,000…if they’re an up and coming entrepreneur, we want to hear from them!

Who is eligible:
Any individual at least sixteen (16) years old who meets one of the following criteria:

  • Currently attending high school
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

How to apply:
Follow this link to the scholarship application:

Full information on eligibility as well as terms and conditions can also be found here.

February 1, 2018

2018 Believe and Achieve Scholarship Program from Cumberland Farms

Cumberland Farms today announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Believe and Achieve Scholarship Program. The Believe and Achieve Scholarship program, created specifically to support the development of young people, awards $1,000 scholarships to 130 eligible graduating high school seniors each year, based on a student’s academic performance, as well as financial need. Winners will be notified in the spring of 2018.

Who is eligible:

The program is open to students entering a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited college, university or vocational-technical school in the fall of 2018 who live within 30 miles of any Cumberland Farms location.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply for 2018 scholarships, visit the Program Information Page. Information about the Believe and Achieve Scholarship Program, including entry criteria, is available online at


The application period runs from now until December 4th, 2017.

College Raptor $2500 Scholarship

To help students take a thoughtful approach to the college decision process and pay for college, College Raptor is awarding a $2,500 scholarship.

Who is eligible:

•Be legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia, or a U.S. Territory.

•Be age 16 or older.

•Be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2019) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school).

How to apply:

1. Register with College Raptor.

2. Use our College Search tool to find the best colleges for you.


Submit your Essay by January 31, 2018.

Frame My Future Scholarship from Diplomaframe

Unlike most of the traditional scholarships, there are no essays to write, no grade or academic requirements—it is all about creativity. Students are challenged to create a visual entry, whether it is a photograph, collage, painting, illustration, poem, short story—any single piece that demonstrates what he/she would like to do in their personal and professional life after college. Entrants are asked to follow the theme: This is how I Frame my Future.

Award Information
One $5,000 Grand Prize scholarship award

One $1,000 first runner-up scholarship award

One $500 second runner-up scholarship award

Eligibility Criteria
The 2018 scholarship contest is open to students who are:

•Attending a U.S. college or university full-time for the 2018-2019 academic year

•(including community college, undergraduate, or graduate school)

•A legal U.S. residen

How to Apply

Selection Criteria
Church Hill Classics will select 24 Finalists based on the creativity of the full entry, including the entry image and accompanying description (maximum of 500 characters). The full entry must:

•Be your own work and relate to the theme – This is how I Frame My Future

•Contain correct grammar and spelling

The 24 Finalists advance to a one-month public voting phase. The entry with the most votes will receive the $5,000 grand prize scholarship award. The entry with the second most votes will receive a $1,000 scholarship award. The entry with the 3rd most votes will receive a $500 scholarship award. Each winner will also receive a custom diploma frame.

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