October Scholarships

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.

The Music Center Spotlight Program
Sponsor: The Music Center
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2021extended to October 22, 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!

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.

Veterinary Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2021extended to October 25, 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.

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.

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.

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