07/18/2011 04:26 pm ET Updated Sep 17, 2011

12 Scholarships You Can Apply For Right Now

Wouldn't it be great if companies, corporations and businesses would pay you for, well, just being you? Guess what? They do! Before you accept the financial fate of your next four years at school, take a look at this list of scholarships we compiled here at Her Campus for collegiettes™ just like you.

The Share Your Story Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: July 15, 2011
What To Do: Calling all seniors who thought their college essay was worth more than admission to the school of their choice. Submit one of your admissions essays and it could land you a scholarship and more than just 15 minutes of fame. The top essays will be in a published book: Share your Story!
Where to Apply

A GPA Isn't Everything Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 31, 2011
What To Do: This scholarship was made for those of you who claim that lunch is your favorite subject: It rewards your A for effort in other areas besides school. If you have more success in extracurricular activities than on tests, this scholarship is calling.
Where to Apply

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