Scholarships for Current College Students

Just because you have started college already doesn’t mean you can’t continue to search for outside scholarships! There are many scholarships available that are open to current college students.

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Sponsor: Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100,000
Closing Date: October 17, 2018
Description: Giveaway is open to U.S. legal residents who are between the ages of 18 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit how they will change the world in 350 characters or less. Applicant will also submit a video that elaborates on their academic and professional goals. Individuals can also nominate a student.

Improving Senior Living Scholarship
Sponsor: Caregiver Connection Team
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 17, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted to college as well as current college students. The scholarship is open to any student in any major, although the scholarship is ideal for students enrolled in any health care major including but not limited to: Nursing, Physical Therapy, Dental Hygiene, Health Care Administration, Health Sciences, Pre-Med, Speech Language Pathology, etc. Applicant must submit an essay on how their major effects senior care.

Magic Carpet Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to young individuals or students of Riverside County (California) and citizens of the United States. Applicant must be at least 17 years of age by deadline and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Competition consists of a live performance at the Competition in vocal, instrumental (soloist) or original composition.

Sand Crest SEO Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Sand Crest SEO
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 18, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must create a personal video sharing information about themselves, such as their hobbies, what they are studying, and what career they want to have after graduation.

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Harold & Carolyn Robison Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Harold & Carolyn Robison Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: October 19, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students with at least a 2.5 GPA and reside or are permanent residents of Detroit, Michigan. Applicant must have demonstrated unmet financial need.

Lendedu Scholarship
Sponsor: Lendedu
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 19, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and full-time college students who are U.S. citizens with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to financial literacy.

National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities
Sponsor: DisABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 19, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students with a disability who are enrolled full-time in a two or four-year accredited college or university in the United States and who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on their best experience of a “Random Act of Kindness.”

NEWH | Orange County Region Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Orange County Region Chapter
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 19, 2018
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.)

Scholarship for Study Abroad in New Zealand
Sponsor: Go Overseas
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: October 12, 2018extended to October 19, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (except Rhode Island) and Canadian residents who are 18 years of age or older who would like to study abroad in New Zealand. Applicant must write a short essay why they want to study abroad in New Zealand and a creative photo.

Small Business Scholarship
Sponsor: Insureon
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 19, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to any citizen and resident of the United States, District of Columbia and its territories and possessions who are current undergraduate students. Applicant must submit an essay about their favorite small business.

$1,000 October Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to all high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents of the United States and international students with valid visas. Applicant must login or create an account with Niche.

Actuarial | Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Mutual of Omaha
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are pursuing an actuarial or mathematics-related degree, with the goal of pursuing an actuarial career. Applicant must be a member of one of the following minority groups: African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Alaskan Eskimo or other. If selected, student must successfully complete a summer internship at Mutual of Omaha’s home office (paid housing, competitive hourly rate of pay, financial incentives, etc.)

Diabetes Council Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Diabetes Council
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective college students who have Diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Scroll to the bottom of the page for scholarship information and application.

Golden Eagle Coins Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Golden Eagle Coins
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 20, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

GSF Scholarship
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 20, 2018
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.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LA Tutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 20, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Tayloright Scholarship
Sponsor: Tayloright
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 20, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to enrolled or accepted college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to internet marketing.

RMA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Risk Management Association (RMA Foundation)
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: October 21, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed a minimum of two years of college education and are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada for the entire 2018-2019 academic year. Applicant must have the intent to work in the banking industry following graduation and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Joseph A. Towles African Study Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 22, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students who will be studying abroad in the 2018-19 academic year within the continent of Africa.

WTS Scholarships
Sponsor: WTS Portland Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 22, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to women currently attending or will be attending a junior college, trade school, college or university in Oregon or Southwest Washington. Applicant must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a program in a transportation-related field such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, operations, or logistics.

NEWH | Houston Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Houston Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Arkansas, Louisiana, or Southern Texas. 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.)

O Captain, My Captain Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current and former high school students who are under the age of 25. and will be attending a college in the U.S. Applicant must submit a poem on, “Who or what has had the greatest influence/impact on your life.”

Scholarly Paper Competition
Sponsor: National Opera Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 15, 2018extended to October 25, 2018
Description: Competition is open to any interested author. Applicant must submit a paper on any topic related to opera.

South Dakota Farmers Union Scholarships
Sponsor: South Dakota Farmers Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 26, 2018
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.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 26, 2018
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

UNCF Twin Cities Hope Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 26, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students who are current undergraduate students and residents of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area (see website for specific county residence requirement). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, submit an essay outline their career aspirations, leadership experience, and most significant achievements, and one letter of recommendation.

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