October 2016 Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS WITH OCTOBER 2016 DEADLINES

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Horatio Alger Scholarship

Amount: 10,000.00

Deadline: October 25, 2016

Description: Texas High School Student with Financial Need and a GPA of 2.0 or higher

 

Asian Women in Business Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Deadline : October 1, 2016
Description: Women who are at least 50% Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry and are enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year undergraduate institution.

Commercial Video Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: High school seniors who will enroll in college in the Spring semester or current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Applicant must submit an original commercial about car insurance driving habits good or bad.

Cosmetology Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Currently enrolled cosmetology students. Applicant must submit a brief video of their best looks, skills, or beauty tips.

CPFI Scholarship
Amount: $250
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Students in good standing at an accredited North American pharmacy college/school or training program, as well as a current member of the national CPFI organization.

Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Applicant must send proof they have applied to other scholarships, as well as a letter explaining why they need the scholarship and their experience applying for scholarships.

Ehline American Military Vets Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Military veterans who are enrolled in an accredited Law Office Study Program, or Law School, such as a judge’s chambers, law school, or other university.

Future Innovator Scholarship Program
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit three short essays.

General Scholarship for Advanced Education
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Residents of the United States who are at least 16 years of age and currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States. Applicant must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions.

I Define Success Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 1, 2016 (extended from August 15, 2016)
Description: Incoming and current undergraduate students who will be enrolled during the Fall 2016 semester/quarter. Applicant must submit an essay sharing how the applicant defines success and what their plan is to be successful.

Jacqueline Harrison Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Student preparing to enter or already attending an accredited degree-granting college or university pursuing a bachelor’s degree and who themselves or whose parents were victims of a violent crime.

Marion Motley Scholarship
Amount: $2,500 per year – renewable for four years
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: High school seniors from Northwest Ohio who plan to major in areas that could lead to a career working in education or for a profession organization, such as, but not limited to: accounting, business communications, event management, exercise science, finance, graphic design, human resources, information technology, journalism, kinesiology, marketing/advertising, public relations, or sports management. Scholarship is aimed at first generation, low-income students.

Millenial Scholarship Program
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited American college or university with a course of study in business, technology, engineering or finance.

Paralegal Career Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Students who are at least 18 years of age. Applicant must be a current college student enrolled at an accredited college or university who is pursuing a paralegal related degree OR a high school student who has been accepted to a college and plans to pursue a paralegal degree program.

Raymond Davis Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Advanced-level undergraduate or graduate students with an academic and/or research focus in a field related to imaging.

Save the Frogs! Art Contest
Amount: $100
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Contest is open to anyone, regardless of age, with a talent for art. Applicant must submit a cool frog piece of art.

Startup Law Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Current undergraduate, graduate, law school students, as well as incoming college freshman at an accredited U.S. educational institution who wants to become a lawyer.

Students with Heart Scholarship
Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Current college students who suffer from any Cardiac disease or deformity.


Venngage Startup Scholarship
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Current college students who are looking to launch their own startup.  Must create an infographic using Vennage that pitches their amazing startup ideas.

Zeiger Firm Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Description: Students enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend in the fall 2016 semester. Student must have an interest in a field of study related to law. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to police brutality.

Voices From the Margins ’16 Short Film Contest
Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 2, 2016
Description: 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.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: October 2, 2016
Description: High school seniors (2017) of Hispanic/Latino descent who have demonstrated leadership in the classroom and community and for their focus in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Engineering, Healthcare & Science, and Mathematical Science.

BCL | MUD Makeup Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: October 3, 2016
Description: Students enrolled at an AACS member school who has an expressed interest in make-up and who is taking a MUD Make-up Course or standalone course as part of their licensed cosmetology or esthetics program.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: October 3, 2016
Description: Classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
Sponsor: Wendy’s Restaurants
Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 3, 2016
Description: High school seniors who have participated in one of the 43 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations and sponsored by their school. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

BEA Scholarship
Sponsor: Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: October 4, 2016
Description: Current college juniors, seniors, and graduate students attending a BEA Member institution.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State
Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 4, 2016
Description: Current undergraduate students who are receiving the Federal Pell Grant. Applicant must be applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student’s academic institution.

AES Engineering Scholarship
Sponsor: AES Engineers
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 6, 2016
Description: High school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a successful life. Scholarship is open to all majors.

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: October 7, 2016
Description: Students enrolled in a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing-accredited teacher librarian credential program. Applicant must also be a member of a traditionally underrepresented group.

WRLA Scholarship
Sponsor: Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA)
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: October 7, 2016
Description: Current college students who are a full or part-time employee or dependent of an employee of a WRLA retail, affiliate or associate member company.

Bridging Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Teachers of Japanese
Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: October 10, 2016
Description: Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study who will be participating in a study-abroad program in Japan. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Future Engineers Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Kelley Services, Inc.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: October 14, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students at the time of application submission, pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or Canada, and be accepted into the School of Engineering.

NHHF Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: October 14, 2016
Description: Students enrolled full-time in an accredited graduate program in dental, medical, nursing, public health or health policy. Applicants are not required to be Hispanic, however, an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in NHHF Scholars alumnus activities is required.

YoungArts Program
Sponsor: National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: October 14, 2016
Description: Artists in grades 10-12 or ages 15-18 with talent in cinematic arts, dance, design arts, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. There is a $35 application fee, but fee waivers are available to qualified applicants.

Airman Scholarship and Commission Program (ASCP)
Sponsor: Air Force ROTC
Amount: Up to $18,000
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Students participating in Air Force ROTC who are U.S. citizens, under 31 years of age as of Dec. 31 of the year of graduation or commission, and in good academic standing. Applicant must receive a recommendation from their immediate commander.

AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarships
Sponsor: AmericanMuscle
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: High school seniors and current college students who are pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship
Sponsor: Branson Show Tickets
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students at any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. High school students and homeschooled students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are also encouraged to apply. Applicant must submit an essay on how a show inspired their dreams.

CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest
Sponsor: Pony Parts
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: U.S. residents who will be enrolled in post-secondary education in their next semester. Applicant must submit a video that is under three minutes on one of several given topics.

College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Pelican Water Systems
Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Residents of the United States who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to water conservation.

Cooley Scholarship, Masters Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Master’s level students who are currently enrolled in a health education program at an accredited college or university in the United States or a U.S. territory.

DEED Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: American Public Power Association (APPA)
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Full-time students attending an accredited institution in the United States. Applicant must be working toward a career at an electric utility. Applicant must also be attending school in a county with at least one DEED member utility and be sponsored by a DEED member. See website for specific information.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must create a business plan infographic for one of the given industries provided.

FunLeased Scholarship
Sponsor: FunLeashed
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Students currently or soon to be enrolled in college or graduate school. Applicant must submit an essay on the vacation of a lifetime.

General Scholarship for Higher Learning
Sponsor: HotelsCheap.org
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: 16 years of age and are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States. Applicant must answer a total of four questions.

Get Educated Online College Scholarship
Sponsor: Get Educated Online
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited online program located in the USA with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit an essay on what an online college degree means to them.

Healthcare Administration and Management Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthcare Administration Degree Programs
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Undergraduate and graduate students studying healthcare administration and management. Applicant must submit an essay on their career plans in the area of healthcare administration and why they have chosen the field.

Interior-Deluxe Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Interior Deluxe
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Students who are at least 16 years of age, and who are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution. Applicant must fill out a short application and answer a few personal questions.

JEN Scholarships
Sponsor: Jazz Education Network (JEN)
Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: High school and university students with talent and potential in jazz performance and/or education or industry. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. Applicants should see website for details.

NVMA Centennial Scholarship Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association
Amount: Minimum of $250
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Students who have completed two semesters of veterinary education and are pursing completion of the professional program. Applicant must be a Nebraska High School or State of Nebraska approved Home School Program.

Olin E. Teague Scholarship
Sponsor: National Space Club
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Graduating high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and plan to pursue careers in the aerospace fields.

Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: Up to $1,750
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in a field related to one of the disciplines represented by SHAPE (health education, physical education, physical activity, dance, sport).

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters, and grandchildren of sheriffs, former sheriffs, sheriff’s office employees or peace officers in the state of Texas who are currently enrolled in college.

Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Description: Current college students in the state of Texas who are pursing a degree in Criminal Justice and a career in law enforcement.

Halloween Express Summer/Fall 2016 Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Halloween Express
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 16, 2016
Description: Students of all fields of study who are at least 18 years of age or older and have been accepted to an accredited post secondary undergraduate program or college located in the United States for the 2016 school year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to Autumn.

Tagore Society of Houston Essay Contest
Sponsor: Tagore Society of Houston
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: October 16, 2016
Description: High school seniors attending school in the United States. Applicant must review a famous quote from Tagore and write an essay based on its relevance to current times and how it can help today’s society.

BCL | Murad | Esthetics Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: $2,250
Deadline: October 17, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to prospective and newer students at a qualifying AACS schoolS.

College JumpStart Scholarship
Sponsor: The College JumpStart Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 17, 2016
Description: Students in 10th through 12th grades, college students, and non-traditional students. Applicant must submit a short essay.

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Sponsor: Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100,000
Deadline: October 17, 2016
Description: U.S. legal residents who are btween the ages of 18 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit how they will change the world in 350 characters or less. Once the applicant receives 50 votes, they will be eligible to submit a video. Individuals can also nominate a student.

The Music Center Spotlight program
Sponsor: The Music Center
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: October 17, 2016
Description: Southern California high school students (Grades 10-12) who have talent in acting, Non-Classical Voice, Classical Voice, Non-Classical Dance, Ballet, Jazz Instrumental and Classical Instrumental. Applicant must submit an audition video.

Michigan Injury Lawyers Scholarship
Sponsor: Michigan Injury Lawyers
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 20, 2016
Description: Students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university or planning to enroll for the fall 2016 semester. Applicant must demonstrate interest in success in a field of study related to law.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
Amount: Up to $25,000
Deadline: October 25, 2016
Description: High school seniors in the United States who demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income).

Williams-Mystic/Joseph Conrad Ocean Essay Contest
Sponsor: William-Mystic
Amount: Up to $400
Deadline: October 28, 2016
Description: Undergraduate students of any major in good academic standing and graduating high school seniors. Applicant must submit either fiction or nonfiction about any topic and in any genre as long as the ocean or a major body of water is the primary setting or aspect of concern.

ADCI Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of Diving Contractors International
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Members of the community of ADCI voting member companies who are current and in good standing with ADCI.

American Bullion Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Bullion, Inc.
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Undergraduate students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to gold and retirement.

Archways & Ceilings Architecture Scholarship
Sponsor: Archways & Ceilings
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Students currently enrolled at an accredited university. Applicant must be studying Architecture.

Archways & Ceilings Construction Management Scholarship
Sponsor: Archways & Ceilings
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Students currently enrolled at an accredited university. Applicant must be studying Construction Management.

Beauty School Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Schools Directory
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Students planning to attend a school in one of the following programs: cosmetology, barbering, hair design, nail technology, makeup artistry, esthetics and skin care, permanent cosmetics/makeup, laser hair removal, etc.

Best Value Schools STEM Scholarship for Women
Sponsor: Best Value Schools
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Currently enrolled college students who are majoring full-time in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics program. Application opens October 15, 2016 and only the first 50 completed applications will be considered – apply early.

Buildium’s Women in Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Buildium
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Female students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program in Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, or Computer Science.

CARiD Scholarship
Sponsor: CARiD
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Current college students between the ages of 16 and 20 who will be enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester. Applicant must create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
Sponsor: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Current high school seniors attending school in the United States. Program recognizes students for their capacity to lead and service, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

Fraternal Scholarship
Sponsor: Catholic Order of Foresters
Amount: $5,000 ($1,250 for four years)
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: High school seniors who are members of the Catholic Order of Foresters.

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Students in grades 1-12, including home-schooled students. Student must submit a piece of art on a given topic related North American game birds or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped.

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Students admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see link for details). Applicant must also have at least a 3.2 GPA in current program or at last school attended.

Kim Brooks-Rodney Personal Safety Scholarship
Sponsor: Cohen & Cohen, P.C.
Amount:
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate college or university during the fall of 2016. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to lawyers.

National Eagle Scout Association Scholarships
Sponsor: National Eagle Scout Association
Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Seniors through college juniors who are Eagle Scouts.

National Poetry Competition
Sponsor: The Poetry Society
Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Competition is open to anyone aged 17 or over at the time of entering. International entries are welcome. Applicant must submit a previously unpublished single poem.

OB/GYN Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Revere Health OB/GYN Group
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Students who attend an accredited not-for-profit institution of higher education. Scholarship is open to students of all majors. Applicant must submit a personal essay related to their education.

Quest for Success Scholarship
Sponsor: Kass & Moses P.C.
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Incoming and current college students who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bicycle safety.

Rug & Home Humanitarian Scholarship
Sponsor: Rug & Home
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: College freshman, sophomores, and juniors who are anticipating completion of a university degree at the time of application. The scholarship wishes to recognize a student for his or her capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

Rug & Home Interior Design Scholarship
Sponsor: Rug & Home
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: College freshman, sophomores, and juniors who are pursuing a degree at an accredited university by the Council for Interior Design and majoring in Interior Design.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Description: Students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who 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.