Scholarship Saturday – October 1, 2016

Scholarship Saturday - October 1, 2016 | 31 College Scholarships and Contests closing soon | JLV College Counseling Blog

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 list of scholarships October and November closing dates.

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 1, 2016.

ANNA Educational Scholarships and Grants
Sponsor: American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2016
Description: Scholarships are open to Nursing students at all levels. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements. See website for details.

$1,000 October Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to all high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents of the United States and international students with valid visas. Applicant must login or create an account with Niche.

Golden Eagle Coins Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Golden Eagle Coins
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 20, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 20, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

David B. Goldberg Scholarship
Sponsor: Chegg
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 21, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 16 years of age and currently enrolled in an accredited high school or college. Applicant must be pursuing their own love of music and should submit a short essay and one-minute video of their own content.

Best Value Schools STEM Scholarship for Women
Sponsor: Best Value Schools
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to 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 – MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW to apply.

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to 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.

Help 1 Friend Register to Vote!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Voting in your first presidential election is exciting. Simply share a link to an online voter registration (link will be provided) with a friend by text, email, or social media. Each time you share a unique registration link, you will receive a scholarship entry Unlimited entries.

Janie Moore Greene Scholarship Grant
Sponsor: NANPA Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, an institution of higher education specializing in the study of photography.

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