Scholarship Saturday – October 3, 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 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 30 scholarships for Saturday, October 3, 2020.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 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. Only applicable for 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: October 15, 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: October 15, 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: Make a Plan to Vote!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: You could win a $1,000 scholarship by making a plan for how you’re voting in the 2020 election! Whether you’re voting in person or by mail (aka absentee), fill out a commitment card with how you’ll vote this year, upload a photo with your card by October 15, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Ready to Vote? Quiz
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking our 4 question online quiz to learn more about how you can use your vote on November 3rd to have an impact on the issues that matter the most to you. 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: Ready to Vote? Quiz (Florida)
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 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: October 15, 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: October 15, 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 October 15, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

Mejuri Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Mejuri
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female and non-binary students of African descent, attending an accredited, non-profit degree granting college or university in the U.S. or Canada.

MUFG Union Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | Union Bank Foundation
Amount: $5,280
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited college or university in the fall of 2020. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Accounting, Banking, Business, Economics, Finance, Information Technology or Software Engineering and must have a minimum GPA of at 3.3. Preference or priority will be given to candidates who are permanent residents of Arizona, California, New Jersey, New York or North Carolina.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must submit an essay on the best book they read in 2020 and why.

Wintrust Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Black/African American college juniors (class of 2022) who are attending a UNCF member institution. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be a resident of Illinois or Wisconsin, and be majoring in finance, accounting, or economics.

BD Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors majoring in communications, computer science, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, life sciences, microbiology, finance, global health, ,nursing, science technology, or sociology. Applicant must be from New Jersey, Rhode Island, Illinois, Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Arizona, Utah, or California.

Montgomery County Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college freshmen who are permanent residents of Montgomery Country, Ohio.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Amount: Up to $40,000 per year
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have at least at 3.5 GPA. Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, service to others, and leadership.

UNCF Budweiser Natalie Johnson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Anheuser-Busch
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors who attend a four-year, accredited, historically black college or university in the fall of 2020. Applicant must have at least a 2.8 GPA and have a declared major in mechanical, electrical, chemical or industrial engineering, chemistry, marketing, economics, sales, financial, or supply chain logistics.

$1,000 Scholarship/$1,000 Grant: Use Our Guide to Start a Conversation About Anti-Racism
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: You could win a $1,000 scholarship by using our step-by-step guide to start a conversation about anti-racism with a friend or family member. (We’ll also donate an additional $1,000 to a Black-led racial justice org of your choosing.) There are so many ways to disrupt racism — for example, 75% of young people say voting is the most important thing we can do. Whether you identify as Black, non-Black POC, or white, we’ve got an easy-to-use guide to start the conversation and earn a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship plus unlock a $1,000 donation.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular activities, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
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 birds or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped.

Leadership Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Dr. J. Phillip London | CACI International
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to junior officers, 0-4 (LCDR/MAJ) and below, from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to leadership.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field.

Nitro College Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are enrolled in an accredited college or university during the 2020-2021 school year. Applicant must complete a scholarship survey, and answer three short-answer questions.

Plan for College Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must complete an online registration form.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to current high school students, high school alumni who graduated within the last four years, and the parents of those students or alumni. Individual must take a survey on a United States high school.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, college students, graduate school students and returning adult students who will enroll in a college or university. Applicant must fill out a short form.

Glandex Semi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Glandex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on how their pet is part of their family.

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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