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Top Scholarships from $2,500 to $5,000

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Posted: April 25th, 2024

Looking for scholarships that award between $2,500 – $5,000 to winners? We’ve vetted the following $2,500-$5,000 scholarships so you can apply with confidence. We chose each of these scholarships by award amount, but remember we have also have scholarship lists by interest, background, and much more at our scholarship directory. You can also sign up for a free account to get custom matches, updated daily.

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$10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Scholarships360

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1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Scholarships360

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The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

$2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Sallie Mae

Easy Application
1 award worth $2,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Sallie Mae

Easy Application

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

1 award worth $2,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
Apply

Morgan Levine Dolan Community Service Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application
5 awards worth $5,000
Deadline May 18, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application

Are you a college-bound high school senior or current post-secondary student from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania? Further, do you have a passion…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior or current post-secondary student from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania? Further, do you have a passion…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior or current post-secondary student from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania? Further, do you have a passion for (and prior experiences with) either community service or playing sports? If so, consider applying for the Morgan Levine Dolan Community Service Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $5,000 each to five current or incoming post-secondary students with a history of either playing sports or volunteering in their local community. To apply, interested students must submit an essay detailing how earning this scholarship will help them fulfill their future goals. If you're from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania and love either community service or sports, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

5 awards worth $5,000
Deadline May 18, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students
Apply

$40,000 Build a College List Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by The College Board

Easy Application
Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Junior

Offered by The College Board

Easy Application

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Junior
Apply

The There’s Space For Everyone Scholarship

Offered by Extra Space Storage

8 awards worth $3,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Extra Space Storage

The There's Space For Everyone Scholarship is offering eight $3,000 scholarships to high school, college, or graduate students who will be enrolled in an accredited…Show More

The There's Space For Everyone Scholarship is offering eight $3,000 scholarships to high school, college, or graduate students who will be enrolled in an accredited…Show More

The There's Space For Everyone Scholarship is offering eight $3,000 scholarships to high school, college, or graduate students who will be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the upcoming Fall semester. To be eligible, applicants must be legal residents of the United States and at least 16 years old. If you're an incoming or current post-secondary student looking for help funding your education, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more. Bear in mind that the scholarship accepts applications from April 1st to May 31st of every year.Show Less

8 awards worth $3,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students
Get Started

Niche $25,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Niche

Easy Application
1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Niche

Easy Application

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

Ted & Holly Rollins Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Ted & Holly Rollins

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline Jun 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by Ted & Holly Rollins

Are you a college-bound high school senior with big dreams? If so, consider applying for the Ted & Holly Rollins Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior with big dreams? If so, consider applying for the Ted & Holly Rollins Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior with big dreams? If so, consider applying for the Ted & Holly Rollins Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $5,000 to one (1) applicant who writes an essay regarding life story, intended field of study, career and how you specifically will make an impact on the world. The scholarship is offered by Ted and Holly Rollins, entrepreneurs and philanthropists who believe in the importance of assisting hardworking youth in paying for college. If you’re an incoming college student in need of some financial help while you’re off pursuing your dreams, we encourage you to apply to the Ted & Holly Rollins Scholarship!Show Less

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline Jun 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

Visionary Scholarship

Offered by American College Foundation

5 awards worth up to $2,500
Deadline Jun 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Students

Offered by American College Foundation

Are you a high school student with dreams of going to college one day? If so, consider applying for the Visionary Scholarship! Each application cycle,…Show More

Are you a high school student with dreams of going to college one day? If so, consider applying for the Visionary Scholarship! Each application cycle,…Show More

Are you a high school student with dreams of going to college one day? If so, consider applying for the Visionary Scholarship! Each application cycle, the scholarship awards between $1,000 and $2,500 to five applicants who submit an essay (~500 words) on why college is important to them. The scholarship is biannual, and non-winners from previous cycles are welcome to reapply. The upcoming deadline for the scholarship is on June 1, 2023. The scholarship is funded by the American College Foundation, a college preparation cornerstone with all information and related strategies delivered entirely from the family’s perspective.  If you’re a high schooler passionate about receiving a postsecondary education, we encourage you to apply and prepare for your college journey early!Show Less

5 awards worth up to $2,500
Deadline Jun 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Students
Get Started

$25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application
1 award worth $25,000
Deadline Jun 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

1 award worth $25,000
Deadline Jun 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Contest

Offered by Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Multiple awards worth $500 - $5,000
Deadline Oct 31, 2024

Offered by Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Are you a 6th-8th grader with an interest in American history? If so, the Patriot's Pen Youth Essay Contest may be a great opportunity for…Show More

Are you a 6th-8th grader with an interest in American history? If so, the Patriot's Pen Youth Essay Contest may be a great opportunity for…Show More

Are you a 6th-8th grader with an interest in American history? If so, the Patriot's Pen Youth Essay Contest may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the contest awards up to $5,000 to the 6th-8th grade students who submit the best 300-400-word essays "expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief." Bear in mind that applications must be submitted to your local VFW post by October 31st to be considered for the scholarship. If this scholarship sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth $500 - $5,000
Deadline Oct 31, 2024
Get Started

Fire Family Scholarship

Offered by Fire Family Foundation

10 awards worth $5,000
Deadline May 16, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Fire Family Foundation

Are you the child of a current or former firefighter and you are currently or will soon be attending a postsecondary institution? If so, the…Show More

Are you the child of a current or former firefighter and you are currently or will soon be attending a postsecondary institution? If so, the…Show More

Are you the child of a current or former firefighter and you are currently or will soon be attending a postsecondary institution? If so, the Fire Family Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $5,000 to ten children of current or former firefighters who are currently or will soon be attending a postsecondary institution. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

10 awards worth $5,000
Deadline May 16, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students
Get Started

$10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by CollegeXpress

Easy Application
1 award worth $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2025
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by CollegeXpress

Easy Application

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2025
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Hubbard Scholarship

Offered by Georgia Library Association - GLA Scholarship Fund

2 awards worth $3,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level College Seniors & Graduate Students

Offered by Georgia Library Association - GLA Scholarship Fund

The Hubbard Scholarship's purpose is to recruit excellent librarians for Georgia and provide financial assistance toward completing a Master's degree in library science. The recipient…Show More

The Hubbard Scholarship's purpose is to recruit excellent librarians for Georgia and provide financial assistance toward completing a Master's degree in library science. The recipient…Show More

The Hubbard Scholarship's purpose is to recruit excellent librarians for Georgia and provide financial assistance toward completing a Master's degree in library science. The recipient must be completing the senior year in an accredited college or university or be a graduate of such an institution or accepted or enrolled as a student in a master's degree program at a library school accredited by the American Library Association. Students who have already begun their programs are eligible to apply. They must agree to work for one year following graduation from library school in a library-related capacity in Georgia, or agree to pay back a prorated amount of the award plus interest. Repayment must be made within a two year period. While preference will be given to residents of Georgia, it is not a requirement. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

2 awards worth $3,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level College Seniors & Graduate Students
Get Started

Susan Anderson Memorial Scholarship for Information Studies

Offered by May Court Club of Ottawa

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level Graduate Students

Offered by May Court Club of Ottawa

The Susan Anderson Memorial Scholarship for Information Studies is an exciting opportunity for those pursuing a Masters of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa…Show More

The Susan Anderson Memorial Scholarship for Information Studies is an exciting opportunity for those pursuing a Masters of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa…Show More

The Susan Anderson Memorial Scholarship for Information Studies is an exciting opportunity for those pursuing a Masters of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa in Canada. With an annual award of $5,000 CAD, this non-renewable scholarship is a fantastic way to support your academic journey. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level Graduate Students
Get Started

$1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Appily

Easy Application
Monthly awards worth $1,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore

Offered by Appily

Easy Application

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

Monthly awards worth $1,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore
Apply

Portland Chinese Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Offered by Portland Chinese Scholarship Foundation

Multiple awards worth $500 - $3,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by Portland Chinese Scholarship Foundation

Are you a college-bound high school senior of Chinese descent (at least 25%) who has been attending an Oregon high school for at least two…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior of Chinese descent (at least 25%) who has been attending an Oregon high school for at least two…Show More

Are you a college-bound high school senior of Chinese descent (at least 25%) who has been attending an Oregon high school for at least two years/four semseters? If so, you may be eligible for the Portland Chinese Scholarship Foundation Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards between $500 and $3,000 to Oregon high school seniors of Chinese descent who hold a minimum 2.75 GPA and show excellence in academics, community service, and leadership. The scholarships will be awarded on any or a combination of: academic performance, community service and leadership activities, financial need and work ethic, and athletic achievements. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth $500 - $3,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

AMIA Scholarships Program

Offered by Association of Moving Image Archivists

3 awards worth $4,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level Graduate Students

Offered by Association of Moving Image Archivists

The AMIA Scholarships Program is a fantastic opportunity for students who are passionate about pursuing careers in moving image archiving. The program currently awards three…Show More

The AMIA Scholarships Program is a fantastic opportunity for students who are passionate about pursuing careers in moving image archiving. The program currently awards three…Show More

The AMIA Scholarships Program is a fantastic opportunity for students who are passionate about pursuing careers in moving image archiving. The program currently awards three annual scholarships, the Sony Pictures Scholarship, Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship, and the Broadening Perspectives Scholarship, each worth $4,000. These scholarships provide much-needed financial assistance to deserving students who are committed to preserving the history of moving images. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

3 awards worth $4,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level Graduate Students
Get Started

$5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Christian Connector

Easy Application
1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by Christian Connector

Easy Application

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian university or college.

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Leon Bradley Scholarship Program

Offered by American Association of School Personnel Administrators

Multiple awards worth $3,500
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level College Seniors & Graduate Students

Offered by American Association of School Personnel Administrators

The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program is funded by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, an organization that aims to be the leader in the…Show More

The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program is funded by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, an organization that aims to be the leader in the…Show More

The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program is funded by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, an organization that aims to be the leader in the education, support, and advocacy for the students they serve. Every year, their Leon Bradley Scholarship Program awards $3,500 to multiple minorities in the final year of completing their initial teaching certification/endorsement requirements. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth $3,500
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level College Seniors & Graduate Students
Get Started

Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation Education Scholarship

Offered by Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 20, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation

Are you a woman pursuing a career in the automotive, mobility, or related industries? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Automotive…Show More

Are you a woman pursuing a career in the automotive, mobility, or related industries? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Automotive…Show More

Are you a woman pursuing a career in the automotive, mobility, or related industries? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation Education Scholarship! The scholarship is open to women accepted to or enrolled in an accredited collegiate program leading to a career in the automotive, mobility, or related industries. The scholarship is offered by the Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation (AWAF), a non-profit dedicated to the advancement of women in the automotive industry. AWAF's mission is to empower women through mentorship, as well as professional and educational opportunities. Through their scholarship program, they hope to "lessen the burden on students and allow them to focus on gaining knowledge and further development toward a solid career path in this ever-evolving expansion of global mobility." Four times a year, they present an award of $2,500 to a lucky recipient. If you are a woman in the automotive, mobility, and related industries, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 20, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students
Get Started
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