Scholarship Saturday – October 22, 2016

Scholarship Saturday - October 22, 2016 | 44 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, November, and December due 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 44 scholarships for Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The World Dances
Amount: $250
Closing Date: October 28, 2016
Description: Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and Canada. There is no restriction to enter the contest. Applicant must submit a dance video.

Create a Banner to Welcome a Veteran Home!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: One night in 2014, 49,933 veterans were homeless. Create a banner to welcome a veteran home and mail it to the nearest community center (DoSomething will provide the address) and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Make a YouTube Video Inclusive for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Most YouTube videos use auto-generated captions that contain tons of mistakes (that are kind of funny)! But’s it’s not so funny to the 360 million folks globally who relay on closed captions to understand the video. Check out some of your favorite creators and see if they have accurate closed captions. If the captions are inaccurate, leave the YouTuber a comment letting them know how important it is to make their channel accessible. For every video you find and leave a comment, you can receive an entry for the scholarship.

Post 1-Star Reviews to Take Down Offensive Halloween Costumes
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Every year, we see countless headlines of Halloween costumes, sold and worn, that perpetuate racist, cultural stereotypes. Sign up for facts on cultural appropriation and tips on educating people about it. DoSomething will provide a list of costumes that perpetuate the stereotypes. Applicant is asked to leave a one-star rating online. For every review you submit, you earn another chance to win the scholarship.

Women-inTechnology Scholarship
Sponsor: Adobe Research
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to female students currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university for the 2016-2017 academic year and planning to be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicant must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

SHRM Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: SHRM Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are SHRM members and have completed at least one HR management course.

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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – October 22, 2016

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