Scholarship Saturday – October 17, 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 25 scholarships for Saturday, October 17, 2020.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 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!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 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 31, 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: Make a Plan to Vote!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 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 31, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Yep, it’s that easy!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Message a Friend About their Voting Plan and Share Your Screenshot
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Young people (Gen Z + Millennials) make up the single largest voting bloc for the 2020 election. To use that power, young voters need to show up to the polls. You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by making sure your friends are ready to vote by checking in with them on how they plan to cast their ballot. Share a screenshot of a message to a friend (we’ll give you a suggestion on what to write and links to voting resources!) about how they’re voting and you will be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Ready to Vote? Quiz
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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: Take a Quiz and Learn Which Racial Justice Issue You Should Impact
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by taking a 2-minute quiz to see which racial justice issue you should take action on. Answer a few questions and we’ll give you ways to impact public health, education inequality, criminal justice, and other issues that intersect with racial justice. Take the quiz for the chance to win the $1,000 scholarship. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This!

Charleston Family Trust Scholarship
Sponsor: Charleston Family Trust | UNCF
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: November 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American undergraduate students who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States and must have completed the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a DIY Mask (No Sewing Required)
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by using our step-by-step guide to make a mask (no sewing required!) to keep yourself, your friends, and your family healthy during COVID. COVID-19 spreads mainly from person-to-person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks, or raises their voice. Upload a photo of the mask you make by November 15th to be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. (Added bonus: after submitting your photo, you’ll be eligible for a volunteer credit certificate.)

James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
Amount: $2,500 for college students and digital camera for high school students
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college, technical school and graduate school students who are studying photography or photojournalism. Applicant must submit five digital images for still photography submissions or two videos, with a maximum duration of three minutes, for video submissions. High school students wanting to participate should only send in still photography.

Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship Awards Program
Sponsor: National Rifle Association (NRA)
Amount: Up to $5,000 for a maximum of four years
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current adult or junior members of the NRA and the son or daughter of current peace officer who is a member of the NRA, deceased full-time peace officer who lost life in performance of assigned duties and was a member of the NRA, a retired peace officer who was a member of the NRA, or peace officer who was disabled as a result of a line of duty incident who is a member of the NRA.

Live Your Dream Awards
Sponsor: Soroptimist
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are the primary financial support for themselves and their dependents. Applicant must be enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.

Most Valuable Student Competition
Sponsor: Elks National Foundation
Amount: Up to $50,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Competition is open to high school seniors who are citizens of the United States. Applicant must submit completed application and materials to the closest Elks Lodge. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Scholarship for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneur
Sponsor: GreenPal
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are enrolled in a college of business with at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and a desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner.

SportClips Veterans’ Scholarship
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars | SportClips Haircuts
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve. Applicant must participate in, be accepted to, or currently enrolled in a VA-approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Stevens & McMillan Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Stevens & McMillan
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on any law or connected group of laws regarding at least one of the following topics: wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, or leave of absence violations.

Swope, Rodante P.A. Scholarship for Philanthropic Efforts
Sponsor: Swope, Rodante P.A.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are seeking an undergraduate or an advanced degree at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on how their field of study will positively impact the lives of people with a disability and a personal statement on how and why they choose to give back to the community.

Texas PTA Student Scholarships
Sponsor: Texas PTA
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from a school in the state of Texas. Applicant must be a current member of the PTA at their enrolled campus.

UCT Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Order of United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students, or teachers looking to go back to school, who are pursuing degrees or certification to teach persons with intellectual disabilities.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: November 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 aspect of their education they are most thankful for.

Vermont Horse Council Adult Continuing Education Scholarships
Sponsor: Vermont Horse Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Vermont Horse Council adult members (older than 19 years of age) for clinics, workshops, accredited secondary education class (computer based or in person), or American Horse Council events.

War Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part-time or full-time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.

Zumper Apartments Scholarship
Sponsor: Zumper
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who will be attending an accredited university or college in 2020-2021. Applicant must submit a short piece of writing that includes how the applicant has impacted their student body or community and housing advice for students at your school.

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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