October Scholarships

Scholarship America Dream Award
Sponsor: Scholarship Award
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
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 2018-2019 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.

Scholarly Paper Competition
Sponsor: National Opera Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 1, 2017extended to October 15, 2017
Description: Competition is open to any interested author. Applicant must submit a paper on any topic related to opera.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
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.

Skinner Law Firm Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Skinner Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in an accredited United States college or university during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on alternatives students can consider before drinking and driving.

Slickdeals Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Sickdeals
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who will be enrolled in the winter/spring 2018 semester/quarter. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally residing in one of the 50 United States or the D.C. Applicant must submit an essay explaining why or why not a college education is worth the cost.

SME Scholarships
Sponsor: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
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.

Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Scholarships is open to current college students in the state of Texas who are pursing a degree in Criminal Justice and a career in law enforcement.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
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 sharing which U.S. President (living or not) they would have dinner with and why.

Veterinary Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
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.

Yorkville Blankets ASD Scholarship
Sponsor: Yorkville Blanket Company
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted or enrolled in a post-secondary education program who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or have an immediate family member who has ASD.

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