October Scholarships

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Sponsor: Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100,000
Closing Date: October 18, 2020
Description: Giveaway is open to U.S. legal residents who are between the ages of 18 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit how they will change the world in 350 characters or less. Applicant will also submit a video that elaborates on their academic and professional goals. Individuals can also nominate a student.

Congressional App Challenge
Sponsor: Internet Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 19, 2020
Description: Challenge is open to U.S. students in middle school or high school who live in a Congressional district that is participating (check website for details). Applicant must create any type of app they like on any platform they like.

TMCF | Riot Games Spring Scholarship
Sponsor: Riot Games/ | TMCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 12, 2020 extended to October 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time sophomores and juniors at TMCF member schools who are majoring in Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering, Interactive Entertainment, Game Design and Development, Art, Animation, Engineering Arts, Film or a related major.

$1,000 October Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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.

NEWH | Orange County Region Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Orange County Region Chapter
Amount: $3,700
Closing Date: October 16, 2020extended to October 23, 2020
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.)

South Dakota Farmers Union Scholarships
Sponsor: South Dakota Farmers Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 23, 2020
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.

YoungArts Competition
Sponsor: National YoungArts Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 16, 2020extended to October 23, 2020
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.

Marching Band Scholarships
Sponsor: Music for All
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: October 5, 2020extended to October 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who participate in marching band. Applicant must be nominated by the directors of bands performing at a Bands of America Regional, Super Regional, or Grand National Championship.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: October 25, 2020
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.

Toyota/UNCF Scholarship
Sponsor: Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: October 26, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores enrolled at a HBCU with an interest within the automotive industry.

BD Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors majoring in communications, computer science, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, life sciences, microbiology, finance, global health, ,nursing, science technology, or sociology. Applicant must be from New Jersey, Rhode Island, Illinois, Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Arizona, Utah, or California.

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college seniors who attend a HBCU and has demonstrated high academic achievement (at least a 3.5 GPA), strong leadership skills, commitment to community service, and unmet financial need.

UNCF Numotion Foundation
Sponsor: Numotion | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college students who have a mobility-related disability.

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