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The Best Merit-Based Scholarships with Upcoming Deadlines in 2024

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  1. Cover image for Sallie Mae No-Essay Scholarship

    Sallie Mae No-Essay Scholarship

    By: Sallie Mae

    Apply to Sallie Mae's monthly merit-based No-Essay Scholarship in seconds for a chance to win $2,000!
    Apply to Sallie Mae's monthly merit-based No-Essay Scholarship in seconds for a chance to win $2,000!
    All students are eligible
    Amount:$2,000
    Winners:1 monthly winner
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  2. Cover image for "Be Bold" No-Essay Scholarship

    "Be Bold" No-Essay Scholarship

    Funded by
    Bold.org
    The world will be shaped by the bold—the fighters, the risk-takers, the earnest overachievers who won’t take no for an answer. The $10,000 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile.
    Funded by
    Bold.org
    The world will be shaped by the bold—the fighters, the risk-takers, the earnest overachievers who won’t take no for an answer. The $10,000 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile.
    All students are eligible
    Amount:$25,124
    Deadline is Approaching! 4 days left
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  3. Cover image for Dimon A. Williams Memorial Scholarship

    Dimon A. Williams Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Arlecia Threbits
    This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Dimon A. Williams by supporting students from single-parent families who are pursuing higher education.
    Funded by
    Arlecia Threbits
    This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Dimon A. Williams by supporting students from single-parent families who are pursuing higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Family: Single-parent household
    • Education Level: High school or undergraduate student
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Background: Volunteering experience
    Amount:$1,050
    Deadline:Jul 26, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  4. Cover image for Walking In Authority International Ministry Scholarship

    Walking In Authority International Ministry Scholarship

    Funded by
    Walking in Authority International Ministry
    This scholarship will support a student who is passionate about making a difference in their community.
    Funded by
    Walking in Authority International Ministry
    This scholarship will support a student who is passionate about making a difference in their community.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate
    • Experience: Volunteering
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    Amount:$550
    Deadline:Nov 08, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  5. Cover image for Monroe Justice and Equality Memorial Scholarship

    Monroe Justice and Equality Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Louis Strickland
    This scholarship will support high school seniors.
    Funded by
    Louis Strickland
    This scholarship will support high school seniors.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • GPA: 3.0
    Amount:$1,025
    Deadline:Apr 01, 2025
    One Click Apply
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  6. Cover image for Headbang For Science

    Headbang For Science

    Funded by
    Headbang For Science
    This scholarship seeks to support students who are passionate about Heavy Metal music and are pursuing careers in healthcare and/or the physical sciences.
    Funded by
    Headbang For Science
    This scholarship seeks to support students who are passionate about Heavy Metal music and are pursuing careers in healthcare and/or the physical sciences.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior, four-year undergraduate, or graduate student
    • Field of Study: Healthcare or physical sciences
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Interest: Heavy Metal music
    Amount:$33,200
    Deadline:Jun 29, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  7. Cover image for C.L. Scholarship of Black Women in Engineering

    C.L. Scholarship of Black Women in Engineering

    Funded by
    Chantelé Lewis
    This scholarship seeks to support Black women who are passionate about breaking into the field of engineering so they can have the resources necessary to complete their education.
    Funded by
    Chantelé Lewis
    This scholarship seeks to support Black women who are passionate about breaking into the field of engineering so they can have the resources necessary to complete their education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Race: African American
    • Gender: Female-identifying
    • Field of Study: Engineering
    Amount:$1,475
    Deadline is Approaching! 3 days left
    One Click Apply
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  8. Cover image for Fútbol is Life Scholarship

    Fútbol is Life Scholarship

    Funded by
    Basterra Family
    This scholarship aims to support Hispanic students who are passionate about soccer so they can be uplifted throughout their educational journeys.
    Funded by
    Basterra Family
    This scholarship aims to support Hispanic students who are passionate about soccer so they can be uplifted throughout their educational journeys.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school student
    • State: Texas
    • Ethnicity: Hispanic
    • GPA: 3.3 or higher
    • Sport: Soccer
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Jul 01, 2024
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  9. Cover image for De Los Santos Family Scholarship

    De Los Santos Family Scholarship

    Funded by
    De Los Santos
    This scholarship seeks to support Filipino-American students who are passionate about overcoming obstacles in order to achieve academic and professional success.
    Funded by
    De Los Santos
    This scholarship seeks to support Filipino-American students who are passionate about overcoming obstacles in order to achieve academic and professional success.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Identity: Filipino-American student
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    Amount:$4,500
    Deadline is Approaching! 9 days left
    One Click Apply
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  10. Cover image for Fred Rabasca Memorial Scholarship

    Fred Rabasca Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Michael Diorato
    This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Fred Rabasca by supporting students who are pursuing the noble field of teaching.
    Funded by
    Michael Diorato
    This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Fred Rabasca by supporting students who are pursuing the noble field of teaching.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Field of Study: Education
    Amount:$550
    Deadline:Aug 15, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  11. Cover image for Norman C. Nelson IV Memorial Scholarship

    Norman C. Nelson IV Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Solaita
    This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Norman C. Nelson IV by supporting students who are pursuing medical careers.
    Funded by
    Solaita
    This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Norman C. Nelson IV by supporting students who are pursuing medical careers.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Background: Financial need
    • Field of Study: Medicine
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Jul 15, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  12. Cover image for Otto Bear Memorial Scholarship

    Otto Bear Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Dave Schmotzer and Lynette Fricke
    This scholarship seeks to pay forward the love, kindness, and joy that Otto brought to the world by supporting young women pursuing STEM.
    Funded by
    Dave Schmotzer and Lynette Fricke
    This scholarship seeks to pay forward the love, kindness, and joy that Otto brought to the world by supporting young women pursuing STEM.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Gender: Female-identifying
    • Field of Study: STEM
    • State: California, Washington, or Oregon
    • Education Level: High school senior
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    Amount:$10,000
    Deadline:Jul 31, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  13. Cover image for Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal Scholarship for Scientific Studies

    Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal Scholarship for Scientific Studies

    Funded by
    The Aggarwal Family
    This scholarship seeks to support the next great minds of science by helping low-income high school students in Massachusetts and New Jersey afford their college education.
    Funded by
    The Aggarwal Family
    This scholarship seeks to support the next great minds of science by helping low-income high school students in Massachusetts and New Jersey afford their college education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school junior or senior
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Field of Interest: Science
    • Location: Massachusetts, New Jersey
    Amount:$5,000
    Deadline is Approaching! 21 days