October Scholarships


Local Conservation Scholarship
Sponsor: Steve Duckett, Attorney at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who can demonstrate a commitment to environmental conservation using past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. Applicant must submit a personal statement explaining their dedication to local conservation.

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Money Metals Exchange
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college and graduate students with an interest in economics, specifically the tradition of the Austrian school. However, students do not need to be an economic major to be eligible. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the economy.

National Poetry Competition
Sponsor: The Poetry Society
Amount: Up to £5000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Competition is open to anyone aged 17 or over at the time of entering. International entries are welcome. Applicant must submit a previously unpublished single poem.

National Rice Month Scholarship
Sponsor: USA Rice
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in rice-growing states (Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas). Applicant must create a video about U.S. rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to their state.

Patriot’s Pen Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-8 in the United States, its territories and its possessions. Applicant must submit an essay on the following theme: “My Pledge to Our Veterans.”

Reel Milk Moments Video Contest
Sponsor: American Milk Producers
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of Arizona who are 17 years of age or older and are (or will be) enrolled in a post-secondary school (university, college, or community college) in the state of Arizona for the 2022 fall term with at least 12 credit hours. Student must create a “reel” Milk Moment video, lasting 30 seconds or less, featuring their favorite dairy product(s).

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Veterans United Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to a surviving spouse or a surviving child of a deceased service member or Veteran of the U.S. Military who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university by the fall semester.

Video Contest Scholarship for Creative Students
Sponsor: IvyPanda
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and university students worldwide. Applicant must submit a video on a given topic related to COVID, social media, or advice for college freshmen.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Program is open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions. Applicant must submit a 3-5 minute essay on this year’s theme; “Why is the Veteran Important?”

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2027) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

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