Week of January 23



January 23

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 23, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 worldwide. Applicant must create a short video (up to 60 seconds) about the human population growth that highlights one of the given global challenges.

Student Video Contest


January 24

The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Sponsor: The Christophers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 27, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve. Contestant must create an original poster based on the theme, “One Person Can Make a Difference.”


 January 25

Sweet & Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2017
Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they have received.


January 26

DCU (Digital Federal Credit Union) recognizes the lifetime value of a college education. The DCU Memorial Scholarship Program is designed to assist outstanding students with the cost of this education. DCU wants to recognize your hard work and promote your goals, too.


Deadline: March 3, 2017

January 27

The Tim Breslin Memorial Scholarship is available to junior high and high school students. To be considered, you must submit an essay of 500 words or less describing a hardship you overcame and how it affected your life.

Tim Breslin Scholarship and Awards

Deadline: March 3, 2017