October Scholarships

National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities
Sponsor: DisABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 13, 2021
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.

Eli Lilly & Company Make Life Better Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Eli Lilly & Company | UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: September 20, 2021extended to October 14, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time college sophomores attending a UNCF member institution, HBCU, or other accredited four-year institution who are majoring in a STEM-related discipline. Applicant must be a resident of Indiana.

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: October 14, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying communication arts or social science who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2020-2021 academic year with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Lehner Women Empowering Women (wEe) Scholarship
Sponsor: Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 14, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to non-traditional female residents of Dearborn County (Indiana) who are enrolled or plan to enrolled in Fall 2022 in an accredited post-secondary educational institution or program.

$1,500 Easy Scholarship: Complete What’s Missing
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: You could win a $1,500 scholarship by sharing our meningococcal disease and medical misinformation guide with a friend via text, email, DM, or publicly on social media. Upload a screenshot or photo of your share. You’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win a $1,500 scholarship.

AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarships
Sponsor: AmericanMuscle
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.

AmericanTrucks Student Scholarships
Sponsor: AmericanTrucks
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled full-time in an accredited United States technical institute, secondary votech or tuition bearing apprenticeship program in he traditional building trades (e.g. carpentry, HVAC, electrical or related fields of study.

ANNA Educational Scholarships and Grants
Sponsor: American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to Nursing students at all levels. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements. See website for details.

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Barbara A. Cooley Master’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to master’s level students who are currently enrolled in a health education program at an accredited college or university in the United States or a U.S. territory.

BEA Scholarship
Sponsor: Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college juniors, seniors, and graduate students attending a BEA Member institution. Applicant must be studying radio, television, or other electronic media.

Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate health education majors who attend an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory.

CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest
Sponsor: CJ Pony Parts
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who will be enrolled in post-secondary education in their next semester. Applicant must submit a video that is under three minutes on one of several given topics related to cars.

Dechtman Wealth Management National Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Dechtman Wealth Management
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students attending a two- or four-year accredited American college. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to personal finance.

DEED Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: American Public Power Association (APPA)
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students attending an accredited institution in the United States. Applicant must be working toward a career at an electric utility. Applicant must also be attending school in a county with at least one DEED member utility and be sponsored by a DEED member. See website for specific information.

ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarship
Sponsor: ExtremeTerrain
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are/will be pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems during the spring term.

NCJW/LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to students who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. Applicant must be trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. There are scholarships open to all majors and specific scholarships for nursing majors, mothers, non-traditional students, education majors, and film/television/cinema/theater majors.

NEWH | Atlanta Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Atlanta Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 24, 2021extended to October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina or Alabama. 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 | Orange County Region Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Orange County Region Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2021extended to October 15, 2021
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.)

NEWH | Pittsburgh Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | Pittsburgh Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Western Pennsylvania or Eastern Ohio. 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.)

NSCA Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college students who are or will be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. The foundation offers multiple scholarships.

Olin E. Teague Scholarship
Sponsor: National Space Club
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and plan to pursue careers in the aerospace fields.

Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Pretty Photoshop Actions
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Photoshop.

Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: Up to $1,750
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in a field related to one of the disciplines represented by SHAPE (health education, physical education, physical activity, dance, sport).

Scholarly Paper Competition
Sponsor: National Opera Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Competition is open to any interested author. Applicant must submit a paper on any topic related to opera.

Scholarship America Dream Award
Sponsor: Scholarship Award
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore-year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2021-2022 academic year. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next three months, in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must be a mother or an expectant mother.

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Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters, and grandchildren of sheriffs, former sheriffs, sheriff’s office employees or peace officers in the state of Texas who are currently enrolled in college.

SME Scholarships
Sponsor: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are SME student members. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements – see website for details.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
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 describing a lesson they learned from a character in a book or a person in history.

Veterinary Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed two semesters of veterinary education and are pursuing completion of the professional program. Applicant must be a graduate of a Nebraska High School or State of Nebraska approved Home School program.

YoungArts Competition
Sponsor: National YoungArts Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Competition is open to students between the ages of 15 and 18 who have talent in visual, literary, design or performing arts. There is a $35 application fee, but it can be waived if you meet requirements.

Bridging Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Teachers of Japanese
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students majoring in any field of study who will be participating in a study-abroad program in Japan. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship
Sponsor: Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their senior year of high school in the fall of 2021 who are residents or attend high school in one of the following areas: Chicago, Illinois or the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will, Illinois; Las Vegas, Nevada and suburbs of the area, or Fairfield, Greens Farms, Redding or Westport, Connecticut.

FSF Case Study Competition
Sponsor: Fashion Scholarship Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students enrolled at one of the 60 member schools listed on the FSF website. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and must be considering opportunities in the fashion industry after graduation.

The Music Center Spotlight Program
Sponsor: The Music Center
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2021
Description: Program is open to Southern California high school students who have talent in Acting, Non-Classical Voice, Classical Voice, Non-Classical Dance, Ballet, Jazz Instrumental and Classical Instrumental. Applicant must submit an audition video. Each category will be limited to 400 applicants, so get your application in early!

Walt Disney Company UNCF Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: The Walt Disney Company/UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 11, 2021extended to October 18, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college juniors who have an interest in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry (e.g. film, television, hospitality management, journalism, media production, digital media, etc). Preference will be given to students attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU).

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
Sponsor: Wendy’s Restaurants
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in one of the 43 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations and sponsored by their school. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

$1,000 October Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2021
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.

GSF Scholarship
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 20, 2021
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, 2021
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.

Sprout Social UNCF Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Sprout Social | UNCF
Amount: Up to $11,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college seniors graduating in May 2022 attending any accredited four-year college, majoring in Computer Science or Software Engineering.

South Dakota Farmers Union Scholarships
Sponsor: South Dakota Farmers Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 22, 2021
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.

TJX Scholarship Program
Sponsor: TJX | UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 25, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Black/African American college students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must have demonstrated, unmet financial need.

Richard F. Freeman Scholarship
Sponsor: Richard F. Freeman Scholarship Fund | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college freshman who are enrolled full-time at any accredited four-year institution, non-profit college, or university for the current academic year. Applicant must be from Southeast Michigan.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship STEM Works for Me
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 27, 2021
Description: Take a quiz about your interests and we’ll tell you the perfect STEM jobs for you. Have your friends take the quiz too to see how they can work in STEM too. Send us a photo of you hyping up your friends about finding their dream STEM job. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship!

UNCF-Ralph Lauren Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Ralph Lauren
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year HBCU who are college seniors (class of 2022).

Wm Wrigley Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Wm Wrigley Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are enrolled in a UNCF member school during the 2021-2022 academic year. Candidates for this scholarship should be majoring in engineering (chemical, mechanical, electrical, industrial), business, finance, accounting, chemistry, economics, computer science, or marketing.

NEWH | Arizona Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network |Arizona Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 29, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Arizona or New Mexico. 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.)

UNCF/Best Buy Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF | Best Buy
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: October 29, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students enrolled full-time at Bowie State University, Delaware State University, Howard University, North Carolina A&T University or Tuskegee University. The selection process will focus first on students from Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri or Ohio.

YLC Essay Contest
Sponsor: Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Amount: Up to $700
Closing Date: October 29, 2021
Description: Contest is open to students in elementary, middle, and high school. Each level of schooling has a different essay prompt involving the spreading of awareness about stomach cancer.

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API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 30, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, DACA students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Chick Evans Scholarship for Caddies
Sponsor: Evans Scholars Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have a strong caddie record and excellent academics. Applicant must have completed their junior year of high school with above a B average. Applicant must plan to attend an institution with an Evans Scholars Program (list of institutions available on website).

U.S. Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Bank
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: October 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who is at least 16 years of age or older and are enrolled as a current undergraduate student as of September 1, 2022. Applicant must complete financial lessons to be entered.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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, 2021
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.

Advertisemint Scholarship
Sponsor: Advertisemint
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are at least 25 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given prompts related to advertising or social media.

AFCCE Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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, 2021
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 or Construction Management Scholarship
Sponsor: Archways & Ceilings
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited university. Applicant must be studying Architecture or Construction Management.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
Sponsor: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors attending school in the United States. Program recognizes students for their capacity to lead and service, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

Combating Campus Issues Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldstein & Bashner
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

Dennis Raveling Scholarship
Sponsor: California Waterfowl
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing an advanced university degree in Wildlife, Zoology, Botany, Ecology, or other pertinent biological science. Applicant must submit a one page proposal summary description on an original research or management project.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

Dyslexia/Auditory Processing Disorder Scholarship
Sponsor: Gemm Learning
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students with dyslexia and/or auditory processing disorder who are attending college/university in the U.S./Canada during the current academic year.

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

Good Works Scholarship
Sponsor: Karin Riley Porter – Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited U.S. educational institution with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on their leadership and dedication to giving back to the community.

Leadership Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Dr. J. Phillip London | CACI International
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

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Local Conservation Scholarship and Essay Contest
Sponsor: Steve Duckett, Attorney at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who can demonstrate a commitment to environmental conservation using past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. Applicant must submit a personal statement explaining their dedication to local conservation.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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, 2021
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 Rice Month Scholarship
Sponsor: USA Rice
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in rice-growing states (Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas). Applicant must create a video about U.S. rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to their state.

Nitro College Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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 2021-2022 school year. Applicant must complete a scholarship survey, and answer three short-answer questions.

Patriot’s Pen Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-8 in the United States, its territories and its possessions. Applicant must submit an essay on the following theme: “How Can I Be a Good American?”

Plan for College Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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.

SkillPointe Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: SkillPointe Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must be pursuing non-credit courses at an approved community college, technical college, or other training institution.

Steel Scholarships
Sponsor: Association for Iron & Steel Technology
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
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.

Video Contest Scholarship for Creative Students
Sponsor: IvyPanda
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and university students worldwide. Applicant must submit a video on experiencing issues and how they handle the challenges.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Program is open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions. Applicant must submit a 3-5 minute essay on this year’s theme; “America: Where Do We Go From Here?”

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2027) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

NEWH | Atlantic City/Philadelphia Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Atlantic City/Philadelphia Chapter
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 1, 2021extended to November 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in East Pennsylvania or Southern New Jersey. 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.)

 

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