October Scholarships

Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Divers Hall of Fame
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2019extended to November 5, 2019
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.

Liberty Mutual Insurance LEADA Liberty Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Liberty Mutual Insurance
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2019extended to November 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Massachusetts entering freshmen and sophomores intending to enroll full-time at a Community College in Massachusetts for the 2019-2020 academic school year. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated unmet financial need, and sign up for the Commonwealth Commitment program before earning their first 15 credits at a community college.

Leadership Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Dr. J. Phillip London | CACI International
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019extended to November 18, 2019
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.

Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | The William Hipp Family
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019extended to November 22, 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.

Check back next year for October 2020 scholarships.

Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a four-year college or university in the United States. Applicant must be planning to participate in full-time study abroad for at least one full semester outside of the United States.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are receiving the Federal Pell Grant. Applicant must be applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student’s academic institution.

Brillianteers Scholarship Program for LGBTQIA+ Students
Sponsor: Brillianteers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a four-year college degree program within the United States who are part of the LGBTQIA+ community. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to same-sex marriage around the world.

Civil Rights and Criminal Law Essay Competition & Scholarship
Sponsor: Spolin Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on what the U.S. Constitution means to them.

Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a HVACR training program at an accredited school. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship specifically for military veterans.

Dream Big Scholarship
Sponsor: RentLingo
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to any student (including international students) 18 years or older currently attending a college or university. Applicant must submit a short online form and essay on their dream job.

Edna Blum Scholarship for NY Residents
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with an unmet financial need attending colleges and universities throughout the United States. Applicant must be from the NYC area (one of the five Burroughs only), be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Ehline American Military Vets Scholarship
Sponsor: Ehline Law Firm P.C.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to military veterans who are enrolled in an accredited Law Office Study Program, or Law School, such as a judge’s chambers, law school, or other university.

Employment Boost Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Employment Boost
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have at least a 3.6 GPA. Scholarship is open to students worldwide, but student must be attending college in the U.S. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship open only to students studying in a Business or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. For the general scholarship, applicant must read and interpret a given poem. For the STEM scholarship, applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to technology.

Garcia & Artigliere Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Garcia & Artigliere
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted or attending an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must be a law school or nursing student or an undergraduate student with a declared major related to law or nursing. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to elder care.

Grant Program for Dependents of Correctional Officers
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Grants are open to residents of Illinois who are enrolled at least half-time at an ISAC-approved Illinois two- or four-year college. There is a grant available to dependents of police or fire officers and dependents of correctional officers.

Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to major in agriculture, veterinary medicine, or other fields of study. Applicant must be a resident of one of the following Florida counties: Duval, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Nassau, or St. Johns County.

JMJ Phillip Group College Scholarships
Sponsor: JMJ Phillip Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math).

Law School Diversity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have shown academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited law school. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic or racial minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.

Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Lithuanian Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students of Lithuanian heritage.

NEWH | Houston Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Houston Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
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.)

NEWH | Memphis/Mid-South Region Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Memphis/Mid-South region
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Tennessee, Arkansas, or Mississippi. 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.)

NEWH | San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Northern California with zip codes starting with 936 to 961. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

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