October Scholarships

Help to Save Scholarship
Sponsor: CouponBirds
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 21, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students of all nationalities and majors who are at least 16 years old and enrolled at an accredited university or college in the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia, or Hong Kong. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to saving money.

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 21, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying communication arts or social science who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2017-2018 academic year with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Tech Mastery Scholarship
Sponsor: Rentec Direct
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 21, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled, or intending to be enrolled, full-time in a computer science degree program, or related field, at an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicant must be in good-standing and should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Women’s Educational Grant
Sponsor: Kentucky Farm Bureau
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 21, 2017
Description: Grant is open to female members of Kentucky Farm Bureau for at least one year prior to application who is a non-traditional student interested in resuming her education after leaving school to fulfill either family or work-related responsibilities.

FMA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Risk Management Association (RMA Foundation)
Amount: Up to 45,000
Closing Date: October 22, 2017
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 2017-2018 academic year. Applicant must have the intent to work in the banking industry following graduation and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

SchoolTutoring Monthly Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: SchoolTutoring Academy
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 22, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay about a time when they used a skill they learned outside the classroom to accomplish a goal.

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
Sponsor: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Amount: Up to $40,000
Closing Date: October 24, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current students at accredited U.S. community colleges who have plans to enroll full-time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college in fall 2018. Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA and demonstrate significant unmet financial need. There is no citizenship requirement but student must have attended an accredited two-year institution in the United States.

Golden Door Scholars Program
Sponsor: Golden Door Scholars
Amount: Full tuition, room and board for a year-year degree at a Golden Door partner school. Students at other schools will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Closing Date: October 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and recent high school graduates who are eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status). Applicants from states where DACA students must pay out-of-state tuition at public universities and community colleges will be given strong preference.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: October 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the United States who demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income). Applicant must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Pork Producers Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a fully accredited college, university or technical college in an agriculture related degree program in Nebraska.

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