September Scholarships


Gates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Gates Scholarship
Amount: Cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and the EFC
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors who are student leaders. Ideal candidates will have an outstanding academic record in high school (top 10% of graduating class), demonstrated leadership ability, and exceptional personal success skills.

Glotzer & Leib’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Glotzer & Leib, LLP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a challenge or adversity they have experienced.

Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: The May Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a Community College or University. Applicant must submit an essay on an traumatic experience they experienced in their life and how they overcome it.

Larry Ted May Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,840
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Georgia Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or Vermont. Applicant must be Black/African American, Indigenous, LatinX, Asian or Pacific Islander. Preference will be given to students who are attending an HBCU and are music majors.

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship
Sponsor: Mississippi State Office of Financial Aid
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at the undergraduate level at any state-supported (public) college or university in Mississippi. Applicant must be a certified dependent child (under the age of 23) or spouse of any Mississippi law enforcement officer, full-time firefighter or volunteer firefighter who suffered fatal injuries or wounds or became permanently and totally disabled which occurred in the performance of the official and appointed duties of his or her office.

NEWH | South Florida Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – South Florida Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in South Florida. 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.)

Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Eye Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted to a college or enrolled in an undergraduate or optometry school in the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on how they plan to use their education to serve the community.

Six Inch Shears Scholarship
Sponsor: Professional Beauty Association | Six Inch Shears
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in school that will result in a barber license or active licensed cosmetologists who are returning to school to obtain their barber license.

Freethought Day High School Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: Freethought Day
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to California high school students (grades 9-12) who plan to pursue post-secondary education at a community college, four-year college, trade school, or vocation school. Applicant must submit an essay on the following prompt, “What are your thoughts about the issues that have you question (what you hear), think (about the state of everything), and vote (in upcoming elections)?”

ILLCF Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Latino students currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student during the fall term of 2022-23 at an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Applicant’s home residence must be in Illinois.

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