Scholarship Saturday – September 19, 2020

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Below you will find many scholarships, most with general eligibility requirements. 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! You can also find scholarships on my other scholarship lists, such as scholarships with requirements based on your statemajorgrade levelethnicity, or religion. And, lastly, check out my list of scholarships with September and October 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 38 scholarships for Saturday, September 19, 2020.

$1,000 Easy Election Quiz: Back-to-School Edition
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking our back-to-school themed online quiz to educate yourself on everything you need to know to vote in the upcoming elections as you return to the classroom, whether IRL or digitally. All you have to do is take our easy online quiz. It takes less than two minutes! You’ll be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable to 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote! (Florida)
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by filling out our easy pledge to vote this November. All you have to do is share why you plan on voting this fall. It takes less than 2 minutes! Fill out the online pledge form to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Florida to be eligible. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote! (Other States)
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by filling out our easy pledge to vote this November. All you have to do is share why you plan on voting this fall. It takes less than 2 minutes! Fill out the online pledge form to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Arizona, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Texas or Wisconsin to be eligible. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Ready to Vote? Quiz (Florida)
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking our online quiz to educate yourself on everything you need to know to vote in the upcoming elections. All you have to do is take our easy online quiz. It takes less than two minutes! You’ll be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Florida to be eligible. Only applicable to 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Ready to Vote? Quiz (Pennsylvania)
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking our online quiz to educate yourself on everything you need to know to vote in the upcoming elections. All you have to do is take our easy online quiz. It takes less than two minutes! You’ll be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Pennsylvania to be eligible. Only applicable to 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Share a Link to Help Your Friends Register to Vote!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: You could win a $1,000 scholarship just by helping your friends register online to vote! By signing up for our campaign, you’ll get a personalized voter registration page. Then text, email, or share the link to your page on social media to help your friends quickly register to vote. It takes less than two minutes for them to register online! Every time you share your voter registration page before September 30, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

TMCF | Bottega Veneta Spring Scholarship
Sponsor: Bottega Veneta | TMCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students at TMCF member schools who are majoring in teacher education, early childhood development, elementary or secondary education.

TMCF | CoBank Agriculture Spring Scholarship
Sponsor: CoBank | TMCF
Amount: Up to $14,167
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at a junior or senior at a TMCF membership school who are majoring in agricultural business, agricultural economics, agricultural technology, animal nutrition/science, agricultural microeconomics, and all agricultural related majors.

TMCF | GCM Grosvenor Spring Emergency Scholarship
Sponsor: GCM Grosvenor | TMCF
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students at a TMCF member school who can demonstrate financial need.

TMCF | Red Roof Inn HBCU Graduating Senior Fall Gap Scholarship
Sponsor: Red Roof | TMCF
Amount: Up to $800
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating seniors at a TMCF member school who will be graduating in December 2020. Scholarship is open to all majors, but Hospitality majors are especially encouraged to apply.

TMCF | Revature Spring Scholarships
Sponsor: Revature/ TMCF
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student at a TMCF membership school. Applicant must be majoring in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or any STEM majors who have an interest in pursuing a career in technology.

TMCF | Riot Games Spring Scholarship
Sponsor: Riot Games/ | TMCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time sophomores and juniors at TMCF member schools who are majoring in Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering, Interactive Entertainment, Game Design and Development, Art, Animation, Engineering Arts, Film or a related major.

Scholarly Paper Competition
Sponsor: National Opera Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: Competition is open to any interested author. Applicant must submit a paper on any topic related to opera.

SME Scholarships
Sponsor: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are SME student members. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements – see website for details.

NEWH | Orange County Region Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Orange County Region Chapter
Amount: $3,700
Closing Date: October 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in the California counties of San Diego, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, or Imperial. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

GSF Scholarship
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current Nursing students. Applicant must provide a letter of intent, letter of recommendation, copy of an unofficial transcript, color photo, and a professional resume.

South Dakota Farmers Union Scholarships
Sponsor: South Dakota Farmers Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 23, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be freshman at a post-secondary institution of higher learning and those currently in their freshman year of school at the post-secondary level. Applicant must attend, or plan to attend, an in-state post-secondary college, university or technical school.

Toyota/UNCF Scholarship
Sponsor: Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: October 26, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores enrolled at a HBCU with an interest within the automotive industry.

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college seniors who attend a HBCU and has demonstrated high academic achievement (at least a 3.5 GPA), strong leadership skills, commitment to community service, and unmet financial need.

UNCF Numotion Foundation
Sponsor: Numotion | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college students who have a mobility-related disability.

Janie Moore Greene Scholarship Grant
Sponsor: NANPA Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
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.

Advertisemint Scholarship
Sponsor: Advertisemint
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are at least 25 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given prompts related to advertising or social media.

Dyslexia/Auditory Processing Disorder Scholarship
Sponsor: Gemm Learning
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students with dyslexia and/or auditory processing disorder who are attending college/university in the U.S./Canada during the current academic year.

Fraternal Scholarship
Sponsor: Catholic Order of Foresters
Amount: $5,000 ($1,250 for four years)
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who are members of the Catholic Order of Foresters.

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
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.

Good Works Scholarship
Sponsor: Karin Riley Porter – Virginia Criminal Defence Attorney
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited U.S. educational institution with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on their leadership and dedication to giving back to the community.

Local Conservation Scholarship and Essay Contest
Sponsor: Steve Duckett, Attorney at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who can demonstrate a commitment to environmental conservation using past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. Applicant must submit a personal statement explaining their dedication to local conservation.

National Eagle Scout Association Scholarships
Sponsor: National Eagle Scout Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors through college juniors who are Eagle Scouts.

National Poetry Competition
Sponsor: The Poetry Society
Amount: Up to £5000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
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.

National Rice Month Scholarship
Sponsor: USA Rice
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in rice-growing states (Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas). Applicant must create a video about U.S. rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to their state.

Patriot’s Pen Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-8 in the United States, its territories and its possessions. Applicant must submit an essay on the following theme: “What is Patriotism to Me?”

RN to BSN Online Programs Scholarship Program
Sponsor: RN to BSN Online Programs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to nursing students who are currently attending a college or will be attending in the fall of 2020

Second Career Scholarship
Sponsor: Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in a mortuary science program at an ABFSE accredited school in North America who is not related to an owner of a funeral home currently in operation.

Steel Scholarships
Sponsor: Association for Iron & Steel Technology
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate program at an accredited North American university. Applicant must be majoring in engineering/engineering technology majors and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Video Contest Scholarship for Creative Students
Sponsor: IvyPanda
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and university students worldwide. Applicant must submit a video on experiencing issues and how they handle the challenges.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Program 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, its territories and possessions. Applicant must submit a 3-5 minute essay on this year’s theme; “Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?”

Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Divers Hall of Fame
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to women divers who are current undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are offered in dive medicine, marine conservation, marine biology, underwater archaeology, marine education, journalism, graphic arts, or photography.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Note: Please use my scholarship lists as just one of the resources you use to look for scholarships. Here are 16 places to look for scholarships.

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