Fun Scholarships for Halloween 2016

Fun Scholarships for Halloween 2016 | JLV College Counseling Blog

Halloween is just a few days away. For many people, it is their favorite time of year. Houses are decorated with pumpkins, ghosts, and spider webs. People get to act like kids again and dress up in costumes. Candy is everywhere and some of us probably eat a little too much of it. There are also scholarships available that have a Halloween theme, or something closely related to Halloween. Below are 12 scholarships will get you in the Halloween spirit.

Demand More Non-“Sexy” Halloween Costume Options for the Women’s Section
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: At least 90% of costumes in the women’s section are designed to be “sexy.” Choose a photo and caption provided by DoSomething to demand Party City to offer better options. Each unique social media posting will be considered an entry in the scholarship drawing.

FestCalendar Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: FestCalendar
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to all university students from any part of the country. Applicant must submit an essay on one of many given holidays, including Halloween.

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.

Stick or Treat Contest
Sponsor: Duck Brand
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2016
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Maryland, Colorado, Vermont, Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec, ages 18 and older at the time entry. Applicant must post their Duck Tape decorated Jack-O-Lantern using #stickortreat.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 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 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 about zombies.

Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship
Sponsor: Wholesale Halloween Costumes
Amount: $500
Closing Date: November 5, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to part-time and full-time college students who are legal residents of the United States or students who hold valid student visas. Applicant must carve a pumpkin and submit photos of the progression of the carving.

Bat Conservation international Scholarships
Sponsor: Bat Conservation International
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are registered and in good standing with a recognized academic institution. Applicant must submit a proposal for research on bats.

Colonial Ghosts Scholarship for Marketing Students
Sponsor: Colonial Ghosts
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college with a declared major in Marketing. Preference will be given to honorably discharged veterans. Applicant must share information about their educational goals and why they deserve the scholarship.

New Orleans Ghosts Scholarship
Sponsor: New Oreleans Ghost Tours
Amount: $250
Closing Date: December 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to any student enrolled in an accredited college. Applicant must submit an essay sharing information about their educational goals and why they deserve the scholarship.

Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Southeastern Theatre Conference, Inc.
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 21, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed their undergraduate work at an institution within the SETC region (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, VI, WV) no later than August of the year they are applying and will be entering a regionally accredited graduate school for costume design and/or costume technology for the first time.

Helen McCloy Scholarship
Sponsor: Mystery Writers of America
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are serious aspiring mystery writers who wish to improve their writing skills. The scholarship shall be used to offset tuition and fees for writing workshops, writing seminars, or university/college-level writing programs taking place in the U.S. in summer, fall or winter 2017 or early 2018.

Ghostbed Scholarship
Sponsor: GhostBed
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students in the United States who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must create a short video answering given questions about the internet.

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