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College Scholarships with February Deadlines

Check Out These 30 Scholarships that Expire in February

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College costs a lot of money, but luckily billions of scholarship dollars are available. College applicants who work hard at applying for scholarships can often reduce the overall cost of their educations significantly. Don't wait until the spring to start looking for scholarships -- some deadlines have already passed, and many more are fast approaching. In the list below, you'll find 30 scholarships ranging in value from $100 to $50,000 that expire in February. For each scholarship, you'll find links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free website that provides college and scholarship matching services.

Playing With Purpose Scholarship Program

• Award: $300 - $2,000
• Description: Applicants must be varsity-level athletes in one or more sports.
• Deadline: February 1, 2014
Administered by SportQuest Ministries
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AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Description: Applicants must be ambitious and motivated, as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities.
• Deadline: February 1, 2014
Administered by the AXA Foundation
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John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a profession in visual arts.
• Deadline: February 1, 2014
Administered by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
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Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

• Award: $10,000
• Description: Applicants must be classical musicians, vocalists, or composers.
• Deadline: February 1, 2014
Administered by From the Top
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Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice

• Award: $10,000
• Description: Applicants must show intent to develop clinical expertise and a commitment to cancer nursing.
• Deadline: February 1, 2014
Administered by the American Cancer Society
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National Peace Essay Contest

• Award: $1,000 - $10,000
• Description: Applicants must write an essay related to the topic of “Security Sector Reform, Political Transition, and Sustainable Peace.”
• Deadline: February 3, 2014
Administered by the United States Institute for Peace
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Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Description: Applicants must be women interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field.
• Deadline: February 3, 2014
Administered by the Women in Aerospace Foundation
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Naomi Winston Scholarship in Art

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must submit a CD and printout of two-dimensional, original artworks.
• Deadline: February 3, 2014
Administered by the National Society of Arts and Letters
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Harry S. Truman Scholarship

• Award: $30,000
• Description: Applicants must have an interest in public service, education, the non-profit sector, or the public interest/advocacy sector.
• Deadline: February 4, 2014
Administered by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
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John Lennon Scholarship

• Award: $5,000 - $10,000
• Description: Applicants must submit an original song with lyrics.
• Deadline: February 7, 2014
Administered by the BMI Foundation, Inc.
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