September Scholarships

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 26, 2019extended to October 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying communication arts or social science who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2019-2020 academic year with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019Extended to October 7, 2019
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2019-2020 academic year. This is the first deadline. Deadline II is January 6, 2020, and Deadline III is March 2, 2020.

NEWH | Atlanta Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Atlanta Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 28, 2019extended to October 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina or Alabama. 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).

Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship
Sponsor: Reedsy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 21, 2019 – extended to October 21
Description: Scholarship is open to United States citizens and permanent residents who are accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States. Applicant must submit the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel they are writing, or have written but not published.

Tagore Society of Houston Essay Contest
Sponsor: Tagore Society of Houston
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019Extended to October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors attending school in the United States. Applicant must review a famous quote from Tagore and write an essay based on its relevance to current times and how it can help today’s society.

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