October Scholarships

Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship
Sponsor: The IEEE Computer Society
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2020extended to October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students and those in their final two years of an undergraduate program in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or a well-defined computer related field of engineering who are active members of a student branch or chapter.

Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: Up to $1,750
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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 2020-2021 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, 2020
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.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
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, 2020
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.

Teacher Librarian Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association (CSLA)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 25, 2020extended to October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a professional Teacher Librarian Credentialing program or a Master’s Degree program in preparation to become a school Teacher Librarian. Applicant must also be a resident of the area served by the CSLA Southern Region.

Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
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, 2020
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 on the best book they read in 2020 and why.

Veterinary Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
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.

AAWBC Scholarships
Sponsor: Arab American Women’s Business Council (AAWBC)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to females of Arab descent in the state of Michigan and who are attending a school in Michigan.

Lehner Women Empowering Women (wEe) Scholarship
Sponsor: Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to non-traditional female residents of Dearborn County (Indiana) who are enrolled or plan to enrolled in Fall 2021 in an accredited post-secondary educational institution or program.

The Music Center Spotlight Program
Sponsor: The Music Center
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 16, 2020
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!

BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Lime Connect, Inc.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students in the United States and Canada. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in business/commerce, computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related disciplined and must be interested in a career in Financial Services with a focus on Capital Markets preferred.

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