Scholarship Search: Sweet and Simple Scholarship

There is a scholarship (or many scholarships) out there for everyone. Every student has some skill, interest, experience, or characteristic that may make them an attractive candidate for one scholarship or another. And while we often refer to scholarships as “free money,” scholarships don’t actually come for free. It takes work to thoughtfully consider your strengths and research the scholarships that might be most appropriate for you. While the effort that goes into finding and winning scholarships may be akin to a part-time job, we at College Coach want to make your job a little easier. This on-going scholarship series highlights a new scholarship each week. Check out the below, along with the other posts in the series, and you may discover a funding resource that will make covering that college bill a little (or a lot!) easier.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you may be thinking about getting a gift for that special someone. Before thinking big, take note of this scholarship competition, which is meant to remind applicants that sometimes simple gestures can make the best gifts.

Scholarship: Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Awarding Organization: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Number of Scholarships Awarded: One

Eligible Students:

  • Age 13 or older at the time of application
  • S. resident
  • Be enrolled or plan to enroll in college no later than Fall 2024

How to Apply: Submit 250 word essay responding to the following: “Not every gift have to be expensive or extravagant. In fact sometimes it’s the simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.”

Deadline: February 28

Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/sweet-and-simple-scholarship

Best of luck, and please see the awarding organization’s website for full scholarship details and requirements.

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Written by Beth Feinberg Keenan
Beth Feinberg Keenan is a member of College Coach’s team of college finance experts. Before joining College Coach, Beth worked as a Senior Financial Aid Officer at Northeastern University.