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Week of January 29

January 29

High School Seniors English Essay Contest
Sponsor: Queer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students aged 18 and under who have not yet graduated from high school and who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or an ally. Applicant must submit an essay on “pink ink.”

January 30

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be entering an accredited four-year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. Applicant must submit how Alzheimer’s has affected their life.

January 31

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the last day of the month.
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States, as well as international students with valid visas. Applicant must currently attend, or within the next 12 months plan to enroll in, a college or university. Applicant must login or register for an account with Niche.

 February 1

Farm Kids for College Scholarship
Sponsor: National Farmers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will major in an agricultural field at an accredited college or university.

February 2

ACS Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically related science.

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