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.

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Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Sponsor: Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100,000
Closing Date: October 17, 2019
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.

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2019
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.

Lendedu Scholarship
Sponsor: Lendedu
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2019
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.

NEWH | Orange County Region Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Orange County Region Chapter
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 18, 2019
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.)

$1,000 October Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2019
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, 2019
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.)

GSF Scholarship
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 20, 2019
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, 2019
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.

Research & Education Division (RED) Video Contest
Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 20, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Contestant must submit a video on transportation infrastructure.

Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship
Sponsor: Reedsy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 21, 2019 – extended to October 21
Description: Scholarship is open to United States citizens and permanent residents who are accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States. Applicant must submit the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel they are writing, or have written but not published.

RMA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Risk Management Association (RMA Foundation)
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: October 21, 2019
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 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have the intent to work in the banking industry following graduation and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

TF Cornerstone Long Island City Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,400
Closing Date: October 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college freshmen enrolled full-time at any accredited four-year institution for the 2019-2020 academic year who are permanent residents of Long Island, New York.

Columbian Club Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Columbian Club Charitable Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents of the State of Illinois, and at least 25% of Italian lineage.

U.S. Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Bank
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: October 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in college by Sept. 1, 2019. Applicant must complete a scholarship application and all eight Financial Genius for Life education modules available at the scholarship website.

Crescent Electric College Scholarship
Sponsor: Crescent Electric Supply Company
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are at least 16 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on how they think energy will change in the next 20 years and what the impact on our lives will be.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

ACFEF Scholarships for Apprenticeship, Certificate and Post-Secondary Degree Programs
Sponsor: American Culinary Federation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to exemplary students who are currently enrolled in an accredited, post-secondary college, with a major in either culinary or pastry arts, or be an ACFEF registered apprentice.

AFCCE Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college students undertaking a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university with a major in engineering or science and related to the telecommunications field.

American Bullion Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Bullion, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university within the United States who are legal residents of the United States or hold a valid U.S. student visa. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to gold.

Architecture Scholarship
Sponsor: Archways & Ceilings
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited university. Applicant must be studying Architecture.

Bring Back the Trades Scholarship
Sponsor: Bring Back the Trades
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in a trade school who is from anywhere in the Northeast. Applicant must submit an essay on why they are going into the trade of their choice.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship*
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

CARiD Scholarship
Sponsor: CARiD
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students between the ages of 16 and 20 who will be enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester. Applicant must create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry.

Combating Campus Issues Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldstein & Bashner
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to all students enrolled in a community college, junior college, undergrad or graduate institution located anywhere in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay explaining how they will raise public awareness about combating issues they have experienced on campus.

Conquering Adversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Polson & Polson, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in any accredited community or junior college, undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on how they have overcome a hardship.

Construction Management Scholarship
Sponsor: Archways & Ceilings
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited university. Applicant must be studying Construction Management.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

DontPayFull Scholarship
Sponsor: DontPayFull
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States. Applicant must share a way they did not pay full price.

Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | The William Hipp Family
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current students who have a permanent residence in Upstate South Carolina and are pursuing a technical certification (i.e. Computer Technology, PC Programming, and Networking) at specific technical college sin Upstate, South Carolina.

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

Janie Moore Greene Scholarship Grant
Sponsor: NANPA Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

Joe King Scholarship
Sponsor: Council of College and Military Educators
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to uniformed service members (active, reserves, guard) who are currently enrolled in an educational program at a regional or national accredited institution and is a member institution of CCME.

Kay-Grant Group Scholarship
Sponsor: The Kay-Grant Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a college or university who have an interest in real estate and technology. Applicant must submit a video on why they believe the scholarship can help them and their educational goals.

Kidguard for Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Kidguard for Education
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12, university, college, and community college students enrolled during the contest period. Applicant must submit an essay or poster on parents, internet safety, bullying OR social media.

Loretta Cornett-Huff Scholarship
Sponsor: Council of College and Military Educators
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to spouses of uniformed service members (active, reserve, guard, veteran) who are currently enrolled in an educational program in a regional or national accredited institution and is a member institution of CCME.

MUFG Union Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | Union Bank Foundation
Amount: $5,280
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited college or university in the fall of 2019. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Accounting, Banking, Business, Economics, Finance, or Information Technology and must have a minimum GPA of at 3.3. Preference or priority will be given to candidates who are permanent residents of California, New York, New Jersey, or Arizona, and first generation college students.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

National Poetry Competition
Sponsor: The Poetry Society
Amount: Up to £5000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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 Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities
Sponsor: DisABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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 whether they believe “obesity” should be classified as a disability under the ADA.

Nitro College Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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 2019-2020 school year. Applicant must complete a scholarship survey, and answer three short-answer questions.

OB/GYN Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Revere Health OB/GYN Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students who attend an accredited not-for-profit institution of higher education. Scholarship is open to students of all majors. Applicant must submit a personal essay on one of five given prompts.

Plan for College Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

RNCareers.org Education Scholarship Award
Sponsor: RNCareers
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a nursing or pre-nursing program during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

Second Career Scholarship
Sponsor: Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

Share a Positive Poster to Cancel Bullying
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Dates: October 31, 2019
Description: You could win the scholarship by hanging a positive poster in your school to drown out bullying and spread good vibes. We’ll give you a template to print and post, so it’ll be super easy. Share your hung poster by October 31 and you’ll enter to win a $5,000 scholarship.

Steel Scholarships
Sponsor: Association for Iron & Steel Technology
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
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.

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