Scholarships with September 2016 Deadlines

ABFSE Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: American Board of Funeral Service Education
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester (or quarter) of study in a program in funeral service or mortuary science education accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

Apartment List Scholarship
Sponsor: Apartment List
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2016. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “home.”

Bajaj Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current law school students in the United States who have some sort of financial need.

Current Postsecondary Student/ACFEF-registered Apprentices
Sponsor: American Culinary Federation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarships are open to exemplary students who are currently enrolled in an accredited, post-secondary college, with a major in either culinary or pastry arts, or be an ACFEF registered apprentice.

Dr. Joseph and Sonya Landholm Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA)
Amount: $4,500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to veterinary students originally from Nebraska or from Nebraska licensed practitioners who are NVMA members.

Future of Surgical Procedures Scholarship
Sponsor: Plastic Surgery Portal
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are on a pre-med path. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to plastic surgery.

Future of Video Surveillance Scholarship
Sponsor: Eyewitness Surveillance
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate students currently enrolled at a two-year or four-year college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be studying or planning to study in the fields of criminal justice or IT.

General Scholarship Award for Advanced Education
Sponsor: The Daily Lineups Scholarship Program
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least 16 years of age and are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States. Applicant must submit a short online form and answer three personal questions.

IISE Scholarships
Sponsor: Institute of Industrial Engineers
Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in an industrial engineering program. Applicant must be nominated by IE department heads or faculty advisors.

IOMOTC Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc.
Amount: Up to $300
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Illinois and are a mother or father of multiple birth children.

 

Jaime Horn Memorial Softball Scholarship
Sponsor: The Babe Ruth League
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school senior girls who played Babe Ruth League softball.

Jo Marshall Scholarship
Sponsor: Nevada Federation of Republican Women
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to female residents of Nevada who are registered Republicans and are enrolled as degree seeking students in her Junior or Senior year at a Nevada university.

Karman Healthcare Scholarship
Sponsor: Karman Healthcare
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to college and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis.

NABF Scholarships
Sponsor: National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF)
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited college or university in good standing. Applicant must be a current participant in a league properly sanctioned and sponsored by a NABF member association.

Netfloor USA Access Flooring Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Netfloor USA
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a personal essay and an essay on cable management.

NOADN Scholarship
Sponsor: Hurst Review Services
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to prelicensure nursing students enrolled at a member ADN school.

Southwestern Tack Scholarship Program – Horse Event Participant
Sponsor: Southwestern Tack
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have participated in horse events within the past year.

Southwestern Tack Scholarship Program – Supportive Field
Sponsor: Southwestern Tack
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are majoring in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Husbandry, Equestrian Science, Agriculture, Farming or a related field.

The Summer Challenge Scholarship
Sponsor: College Greenlight
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who embody College Greenlight’s mission in one or more of the following ways: demonstrated financial need, underrepresented minority status, or by being the first in their family to attend college. Applicant must create a College Greenlight profile.

VidgoTV Scholarship
Sponsor: VidgoTV
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to all university students, including those who will be starting in August 2016. Applicant must submit an essay on one of five given topics related to television.

Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Jason Waechter
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 17 years of age or older at the time of application and who are currently enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning. One scholarship is open to students studying in the legal field and one scholarship is open to students studying in the medical field.

Walmart Associate Scholarship
Sponsor: Walmart
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the scholarship due date.

White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Price Benowitz LLP
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American and Hispanic undergraduate, law school students, and incoming college freshmen who come from single parent homes.

ICON of Industry Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network
Amount: $7,500
Deadline: September 2, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality Industry with an emphasis towards the area(s) of hospitality, interior design or hotel management.

TungstenRings.com Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: TungstenRings.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 2, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at an accredited college or university for the 2016 year. Applicant must submit a YouTube video about their thoughts on tungsten rings.

Stop-Painting.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Stop-Painting.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 5, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to all students currently enrolled at an accredited college, university, or related program. Applicant must submit a completed application and an essay on a given topic related to organization.

Altschul Champions for PRSSA Outstanding Internship Award
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: $300
Deadline: September 9, 2016
Description: Award is open to students pursuing an undergraduate education in public relations. Applicant must have completed a professional internship between September 2015 and August 2016 and be a PRSSA member in good standing.

Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 9, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to junior or seniors in college in fall 2016 who are majoring in public relations, journalism, or a related field. Applicant must also be a member in good standing of a PRSSA Chapter.

Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Career Transitions for Dancers
Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 12, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to dancers to initiate an academic or retraining process, or to help professional dancers with start-up money for a new business.

Love Your Career Scholarship
Sponsor: JonesTshirts.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 12, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing at least three steps that they plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that they love.

All For Mailers Student Scholarship
Sponsor: All For Mailers
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to the mail.

Cameron Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryan Cameron Education Foundation
Amount: Up to $50,000
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who are planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. Applicant must maintain a minimum cumulative unweighted 3.7 GPA.

CareerFitter Online Scholarship
Sponsor: CareerFitter
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshman and current college students. Applicant must take a free career test and submit an essay on their perfect career.

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Amount: Up to $18,000
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or college freshmen and sophomores who are at least 18 years of age and U.S. citizens. Applicant must have financial need. Applicants selected for the program will complete work sessions during each summer break in Washington, D.C. If selected, student will be given an annual salary, benefits package and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, books and supplies.

College Women of the Year Award
Sponsor: Glamour Magazine
Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Description: Promotion is open to women who are legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (except Quebec) who are full-time juniors or seniors attending a four-year college or university in the United States or Canada for the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicant must submit a complete application, list of awards and activities, a short essay describing the most meaningful achievement, a photo, and two recommendations.

Montana Tree Farm Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Tree Farm System
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Montana enrolled (for the first time) or attending any accredited institution of higher education, on a full-time basis with a demonstrated interest in forestry.

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Hastings LLP
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school who are in the class of 2018. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm’s diversity goals as a result of background, experience, personal attributes or characteristics. Recipient of scholarship will receive a paid 2L summer associate position as well as the scholarship

SmileMarketing Dental Scholarship
Sponsor: SmileMarketing
Amount: $4,500
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited dental school or pre-dental program. Applicant must submit an essay on what role they believe the internet will play on their dental career.

We the Future Contest
Sponsor: Constituting America
Amount: Varied based on class standing
Deadline: September 17, 2016
Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit website for details.

Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program – Advanced
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: September 19, 2016
Description: Scholarship is opened to licensed hair stylists to attend a North American Sassoon Academy program.

Vidal Sassoon professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program – Basic
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: September 19, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students at qualifying AACS cosmetology schools.

 

Siemens Competition
Sponsor: Siemens Foundation
Amount: Up to $100,000
Deadline: September 20, 2016
Description: Competition is open to individuals and teams of up to three students in grades nine through 12. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science.

The Tree Center Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Tree Center
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 20, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have designed an innovative product that makes a difference in the lives of others (this could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.) and submit an essay describing the goal of the project.

AEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Acorn Equality Fund
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: September 23, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will retain permanent residents in the AEF service area of downstate Illinois and attend any accredited, post-secondary educational institution. Scholarships are designed to provide academic financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered students, allies, or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered parents.

2016 Jurewitz Law Group San Diego Scholarship
Sponsor: Jurewitz Law Group
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 23, 2016 (extended from June 30, 2016)
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from San Diego County, California who have at minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit a short introduction and a personal essay on two given questions regarding their personal goals.

AfterCollege Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study.

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working towards a degree. Applicant must create a profile on the AfterCollege website.

AHIMA Foundation Merit Scholarships
Sponsor: AHIMA Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current members of AHIMA who are studying Health Informatics or Health Information Management.

American Association of Japanese University Women Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Association of Japanese University Women
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to female students enrolled in an accredited California college or university who has junior, senior, or graduate standing in the school year 2016-2017. Applicant must demonstrate a desire and intent to fulfill a leadership role in their chosen field of study and be a contributor to U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchanges.

Anders Tjellstrom Scholarship
Sponsor: Cochlear
Amount: $2,000 – renewable for up to four years, assuming the scholarship recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA or better.
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in college during the 2016-2017 academic year who have a Baha®device.

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed her of her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

BestFatBurnerSite.org Scholarship
Sponsor: BestFatBurnerSite.org
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to United States residents who are enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to weight loss.

Breast Cancer Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Nikko Cosmetic Surgery Center
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Applicant must be a current college student or planning to enroll within a year after the award date.

CastleBranch-GNSA Scholarship
Sponsor: Graduate Nursing Student Academy | Castle Branch
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a graduate nursing program at an AACN member school of nursing who is a SNSA member and have at least a 3.5 GPA.

CoffeeForless.com “Hit the Books” Scholarship
Sponsor: CoffeeForLess.com
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students aged 18-25 who are enrolled in an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit a personal essay on the importance of education in their lives and how the scholarship money will assist their student goals.

DDSRank Dental Scholarship
Sponsor: DDSRank
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college and graduate students with want to pursue a career as a dentist or dental hygienist.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

Enlisted Prize Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Textron Systems
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Contest is open to enlisted personnel – active duty, reserve and retired-from any nation’s sea services. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic that makes the naval profession stronger.

Graeme Clark Scholarship
Sponsor: Cochlear
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending college during the 2016-2017 who have a Nucleus Cochlear Implant.

 

Jackson White Criminal Law Bi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackson White Attorneys At Law
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate, graduate and law school students. Applicant must submit an essay on given topic related to the war on drugs.

Law Enforcement Family Member Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Fales & Fales, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to law school students who are a family member of a law enforcement officer.

Leadership Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Dr. J. Phillip London | CACI International
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Contest is open to junior officers, 0-4 (LCDR/MAJ) and below, from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to leadership.

NBT Scholarship
Sponsor: Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
Amount: Up to $3,500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarships are open to students majoring in programs that lead to careers in manufacturing.

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Odenza Marketing Group
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16 and 25 who are citizens of the United States and have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit two essays on given topics.

Paymaster Scholarship
Sponsor: Paymaster
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in college who are majoring or minoring in Business. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the Shared Economy.

Power to the Period Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Many of the 3.5 million Americans who experience homelessness each year have extremely limited access to period products (pads, tampons, etc.). In fact, period products are some of the most needed items in homeless shelters across the country. Receive entries by sending unopened boxes of feminine care products to a local shelter – DoSomething will give you an address. Applicant can receive unlimited entries.

R2C Scholarship
Sponsor: Return2College
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and legal residents who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months or are currently enrolled. Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and there is no maximum age limit. Applicant must share in three sentences of less why they are getting their degree.

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next three months, in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must be a mother or an expectant mother.

ShipDig.com Scholarship
Sponsor: ShipDig.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students enrolled in an accredited academic institution. Applicant must submit an essay on the most interesting item they have received in the mail.

Shout It Out Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Student-Athlete Scholarship
Sponsor: CaptainU
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes in high school and community college who plan to attend a four-year college. Applicant must fill out an athlete profile at CaptainU, add five (or more) colleges to their college list and a few other easy steps.

U.S. Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Bank
Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in college by Sept. 1, 2016. Applicant must complete a scholarship application and all eight Financial Genius for Life education modules available at the scholarship website.

Voices From the Margins ’16 Short Film Contest
Sponsor: America Media
Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Contest is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, as well as recent graduates (anytime after Oct. 2, 2015). Applicant must submit a short film on the theme Social Justice.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hakka Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to all enrolled students from first grade to college. Applicant must write an essay on how they can make the world a better place.

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Xero Scholarship
Sponsor: Xero
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are undergraduate or graduate students studying accounting, economics or finance.

Xerox Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: Xerox
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high achieving (3.0 or better GPA) minority students enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university. Applicant must studying one of the following technical fields: Chemistry, Information Management, Computing & Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics, Material Science, or Engineering.

Some information was taken from JV counseling.