• OCTOBER SCHOLARSHIPS

    SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES LISTED HERE ARE BASED ON THE MOST RECENT INFORMATION OUR OFFICE HAS RECEIVED.  CHECK OFFICIAL SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES FOR POSSIBLE CHANGES.

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  • Ian Mausner Grant
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: The grant candidate may be a high school senior scholar currently registered in a reputed and accredited college, institution, or university. The applicant may be a freshman, sophomore, or junior registered in a standard and accredited university or college. The candidate must submit the essay along with all necessary details to, Ian Mausner via email at info@ianmausnergrant.com. The essay topic can be found on their website.
    Deadline: October 1, 2021

  • John Giorgi Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Students with excellent academic records currently pursuing their undergraduate studies, enrolled in a full-time graduate program, or involved in postgraduate research programs may apply for this scholarship. An essay is required,
    Deadline: October 1, 2021

  • Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Only open to students attending school in the United States. Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application. Show us how creative you are! The web design can be from past or present.
    Deadline: October 3rd (annually)

  • Varsity Tutors Essay Contest
    Amount: $200
    Criteria: This award is a monthly essay contest. The winner is chosen by which essay receives the most votes. Eligibility is limited to individuals who are at least 16 years of age in their state of legal residence on or before their entry into the Promotion. Such individuals must be a legal resident of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia as of September 01, 2020. Please see official rules for further details. Essay topics are listed on their website.
    Deadline: Monthly (please see their website for exact dates)

  • Responsify Empowering Others Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship, no minimum GPA. An 800 to 1,000 word essay answering the following questions: Why is empowering others so important? How do you think your major can be used to empower others? When was the last time you felt empowered? What inspired this?
    Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university. A transcript, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter will be accepted.
    Deadline: October 5th (annually)

  • Amount: $500
    Criteria: Scholarship will be evaluated on basis of character and upon student's response to a question listed on their website.  
    Deadline: October 8, 2021
  • Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students of any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. High school students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are strongly encouraged to apply. No person affiliated with BransonShowTickets.com may submit an entry. An essay required. 
    Deadline: October 15th (annually)

  • Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior enrolled in college or university following graduation. An essay is required. 
    Deadline: October 15th (annually)

  • The Scholarship America Dream Award
    Amount: $5,000-$15,000
    Criteria: Graduating senior planning to enroll full time at a sophomore level, minimum 3.0 gpa. 
    Deadline: October 15, 2021 

  • Amount: varies
    Criteria: Students must demonstrate excellence in the disciplines of dance, film and video, jazz, music, photography, theatre, visual arts, voice, and writing.  Information and applications are available online here or by calling 800-970-2787 ($35 application fee per discipline)
    Deadline: October 15, 2021
  • Heisman High School Scholarship
    Amount: $500-$5,000
    Criteria: Applicant must have a cumulative weighted high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better. Participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the 48 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school. The full list of qualified athletic events in alphabetical order includes: Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bobsleigh, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing/Rowing, Cross Country, Curling, Cycling, Diving, Equestrian (Dressage/Eventing/Jumping), Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating (Figure or Speed), Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Luge, Modern Pentathlon, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Skateboarding, Skiing (Alpine, Biathlon, Cross Country, Free-Style, Jumping), Snowboard, Soccer, Softball, Spirit/Cheerleading, Sports Climbing, Surfing, Swimming (or Synchronized), Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball (or Beach), Water Polo, Weightlifting, and Wrestling. Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.
    Deadline: October 19, 2021

  • Amount: $6,000-$25,000
    Criteria: Enrolled full time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation, a strong commitment to pursuing and completing a bachelor's degree.  Critical financial need, involvement in co-curricular and community activities, demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a minimum 2.0 GPA.  
    Deadline: October 25th (annually)
  • AdvertiseMINT Facebook Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria: Applicant must be within the ages of 18 to 25, must be currently enrolled at an accredited high school during the time of submission, one submission per person, average GPA must be 2.0 or higher. Create a video pitch. 
    Deadline: October 31, 2021

  • CARiD Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be between the ages of 16-20, create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry. Photos must be relevant to the automotive industry.
    Deadline: October 31(annually)

  • Amount: $20,000
    Criteria: Current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree following graduation, minimum 3.0 GPA.  
    Deadline: October 31, 2021
  • Ivy Panda Video Contest
    Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: Current high school, college, or university students from any country are encouraged to enter. Record an original video on one of the topics found on their website.
    Deadline: October 31st (annually)

  • KidGuard Scholarship
    Amount: $500-$800
    Criteria: Any student currently enrolling any high school in United States. Students must create a social awareness campaign project or write an essay about topics related to our mission.
    Deadline: October 31st (annually)

  • PestCom Student Success Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate program in the U.S.
    Scholarship is open to all majors. Only one submission is permitted per applicant. To apply, students must submit a 500+ word essay on one of the topics listed on their website. Essays should prioritize the use of statistics and research. Four submissions will only be accepted for each topic. Once the maximum submissions have been entered, the topic will disappear from the list, so do not delay in submitting your essay after you have written it!
    Deadline: October 31, 2021

  • ScholarshipPoints
    Amount: $10,000
    Criteria: ScholarshipPoints awards one $10,000 scholarship every quarter of the year exclusively to members. There is no essay required. Simply sign up to be automatically entered into the scholarship.Must be thirteen (13) years of age or older on the date of entry, be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the fifty (50) united States or District of Columbia, and be currently attending (or planning to attend) a college located in the United States
    Deadline: October 31st (monthly)

  • Stokes Educational Scholarship Program
    Amount: up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees
    Criteria: Open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering. Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance, a minimum SAT/College Board score of 1600 (1100 Critical Reading and Math, 500 in Writing) or ACT of 25, a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale is preferred and demonstrated leadership abilities.
    Deadline: October 31st (annually) 

  • Amount: $30,000
    Criteria: The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12. Students should draft an essay based on the current year theme.  All paperwork and recordings must be submitted to Ruth Wood, CJHS Speech & Debate teacher, Room 402.
    Deadline: October 31st (annually)
  • Zombie Apocalypse
    Amount: $2,000
    Criteria: Must be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application, currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Submit an online written response to the question: "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less). 
    Deadline: October 31, 2021