Scholarship Saturday – October 3, 2015

Scholarship Saturday - October 3, 2015 | 14 college scholarships and contests with upcoming deadlines

Current Scholarships Available Here

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Some are large scholarships that are well publicized, while others are lesser known. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! And, if you missed the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! Lastly, check out my lists of scholarships with October and November deadlines.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, you are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Here are your scholarships for Saturday, October 3, 2015.

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Essay Contest
Sponsor: Oklahoma City National memorial & Museum
Amount: Up to $300
Deadline: Oct. 26, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 5-12. Student must submit an essay on a given text.

Olin E. Teague Scholarship
Sponsor: National Space Club
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: Oct. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and attending an accredited U.S. high school. Student must be planning to pursue a career in an aerospace field.

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers
Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals 16 years of age or older who have a history of movement to obtain work in agriculture. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents.

Champions for Christ Scholarship
Sponsor: Champion for Christ Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have surrender their lives to full-time Christian service and are preparing for full-time Christian ministry.

Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an HVACR training program at an accredited school.

HubShout Online Marketing Scholarships
Sponsor: HubShout
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant should be on the path to a business or marketing career that will involve online marketing.

Patriot’s Pen Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-8. Applicant must submit an essay on the following theme: “What Freedom Means to Me.”

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a Black/African American high school senior and demonstrate exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Amount: Up to $30,000
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States or its territories. Applicant must write and record a three to five minute broadcast script on the following theme: “Why Veterans are Important to our Nation’s History and Future.”

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society Scholarship
Sponsor: Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students seeking an education in wound, ostomy and continence nursing care. Applicant must be enrolled in a WOCN-accredited WOCNEP or Speciality Course or have been accepted to a WOCN-accredited WOCNEP or Speciality Course.

Young Writers Awards
Sponsor: Bennington College
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015
Description: Award is open to students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. Students may submit a poem, work of fiction (a short story or one-act play), or nonfiction work (a personal or academic essay).

AGC Education and Research Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Associated General Contractor (AGC) Education and Research Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Nov. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to second-year students at a two year school who are planning to transfer to a four-year program for the Fall 2016, or a rising college sophomore or junior in a four-year program or rising senior (for Fall 2016) in a five-year program. Applicant must desire a career in the construction industry.

Bluetooth Breakthrough Award
Sponsor: Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Nov. 2, 2015
Description: Award is open to individuals actively enrolled in high school, college-level, or post-graduate school. Applicant must submit a product, application, prototype, or project utilizing Bluetooth wireless technology.

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Nov. 2, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 1-12, including home-schooled students. Student must submit a piece of art on a given topic related to North American game bird or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped.

Note: Please use my scholarship lists as just one of the resources you use to look for scholarships. Here are nine others places to look for scholarships.

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2 Comments on “Scholarship Saturday – October 3, 2015

  1. Jessica,

    I am having difficulty opening the link.

    Thank you,
    Jacqueline A. Gordon
    Guidance Counselor
    Western Suffolk BOCES
    Wilson Tech Aviation Facility
    7200 Republic Airport
    Farmingdale, NY 11735
    631.752.1957
    631.623.4906 (fax)
    jgordon@wsboces.org

    • Hi Jacqueline. What link are you having trouble opening? I just tested all of the links on this page and they all work for me. You should be able to just click on the name of the scholarship and you’ll be taken to the scholarship provider’s website. If you need further assistance, let me know. Thanks!

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