October Scholarships

Every month, CollegeMapper offers high school students a chance to apply for a $500 scholarship to their intended school of study.  To be eligible for this contest you must be currently enrolled at a high school in the United States and plan to attend a college or university in the United States. Please click on the link for more details.

Graduate Programs Scholarship
Graduate Programs will award $1,000 scholarships to current graduate students and $1,000 toward student loan payments for recent grads within the last five years.  To apply, Rate and Review your graduate school program on our website and enter our quarterly scholarship drawing.

Student Saver Scholarship
Being a smart Student Saver is more valuable than ever! DegreeDirectory.org wants to help our readers manage college costs by offering the Student Saver Scholarship. Find out how to enter and win!

The Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship
It's no secret that students are frustrated with the rising costs of getting an education. Education-Portal.com wants to help by offering you the chance to win up to $5000 to help manage your college costs with our new Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship. Find out how!

Student Design Competitions
Autodesk proudly sponsors competitions around the world. Our goal is to help advance student's knowledge and skills through challenges that inspire and prepare them for promising careers in architecture, engineering, and the digital arts.  Check out the design competitions on-line and see how you can get involved!

Innovation in Education Scholarship
We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion.  In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria that are listed on our web page.  All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month. The submission window closes starting the 21st and will reopen on the 1st at 8:00 a.m.

Varsity Tutors
$1,000 Monthly College Scholarship Contest. Write an essay in 250 words or more on the given subject. Monthly deadlines.

Scholarships for Minority Students
Minority students may have unexpected barriers to cross when looking for scholarships. Here under number 7 is compiled list of 100 minority scholarships, which are sortable by subject area and award amount.  Short details are offered about each scholarship, but by clicking on the associated URL, you will discover more guidelines specified for application. Deadline varies.

The ScholarshipPoints membership program is free to join, fun to participate in, and provides you with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in scholarships each month. Members earn points for doing what they already do online: shopping, reading blogs, playing games, searching the web, taking surveys, and more! The more you do–the more points you earn–the more chances you have at winning a scholarship. Register and you could be our next BIG scholarship winner!  Deadlines are monthly.

Courage To Grow Scholarship
You must be a high school senior or a college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only please.

Encouraging the pursuit of education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is one way to help more women achieve their dream of careers in design and development. And that’s why I’m thrilled to announce our first-ever Women in Technology Scholarship. To qualify, here is your mission: In 1,001 words or less, tell us who — or what — inspired you to pursue a career in technology? Our team will read all the essays, pick the one that knocks our socks off, and award the winner the $2,500 prize.
Deadline: October 1, 2015.
Financial Success for Single Mothers Scholarship
We're providing a single mother a $750 scholarship for spring winter / spring session of the 2015-2016 school year.  Write 450-700 words for the prompt, "How Can Single Mothers Use Roth IRAs to Enhance Their Financial Position?"
Deadline: October 1, 2015.

Customer Engagement-Focused Marketing Scholarship
Ignite Advisory Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a current undergraduate or graduate (e.g. MBA) student seeking to enter a marketing field focused around customer engagement or research. The purpose of this scholarship is to inspire future marketing leaders to consider the querying of and direction from customers in regards to marketing planning and campaigning, and the role that customer advisory boards can play in gathering key input, engendering customer loyalty and increasing revenue.
Deadline to apply: October 1, 2015

The Fantasy Sports Daily Scholarship Program
Fantasy Sports Daily is proud to offer ongoing college scholarship awards for students aspiring to achieve higher education. Having attended college ourselves, we appreciate the difficulty students face in financing their education, and we recognize the benefits a college education can provide. That's why our general scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree and a successful future. US residents who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for our scholarships. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all also encouraged to apply.
Deadline: October 1, 2015

Dream Big Scholarship
To help defer the cost of college, we're offering a $1,000 scholarship twice per year, every year.
Deadline: October 1, 2015

2015 Paralegal Career Scholarship
For students seeking paralegal scholarships, the Legal Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship is an annual $500 scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a career in the legal field who submits the best 200-300 word essay about why they want to become a paralegal. Applicants must be college students pursuing a legal related undergraduate degree or certificate such as pre-law, paralegal, or criminal justice. High school students are also eligible if they have been accepted to a college and plan to study a legal related major.
Deadline: October 1st, 2015

Commercial Video Scholarship-Win $5,000 To Help Pay For College
Cheapautoinsuranceco.com will award at least one winner a year a $5,000 scholarship for their best rendition of a commercial promoting auto insurance and its value to high school and college students.
Deadline: October 1st, 2015

Snap Scholar
one-thousand dollar winner for submitting ideas on the best digital marketing tactics and how it can impact businesses.
Deadline: October 5, 2015.

Digital Marketing Scholarship for College Students | Snap Agency
Socrates, Schroedinger, Foucat. Do you believe that your name belongs amongst this list of distinguished scholars? Well, you’ve landed in the right place. Because we’re presenting you with the opportunity of a lifetime: to become the first Snap Scholar. By completing the challenge below, you will be the honored recipient of a one-thousand dollar check, put directly towards your future or current college education. On top of that, you’ll be featured on the Snap blog, where your article will be read by thousands. So what do you have to do to become the first Snap Scholar?
Deadline: October 5, 2015

2015 Police Scanner Radio Scholarship Contest
The 2015 $500 Zip Scanners, Police Scanner Scholarship will be awarded on November 15th to one winner. Finalists will be chosen by the Zip Scanners staff and their 500+ word essay posted online (view articles) and the winner will determined by whichever article receives the most social shares and comments by November 14th. All articles must be submitted no later than October 14th and will be posted online on October 15th.
Deadline: October 14th

awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,500 to college students. We at Hotelscheap understand that financing your education can be difficult; as a result we would like to lend a hand.
Deadline: October 15, 2015.

Shear Comfort Automotive Scholarship
Education is very important to Shear Comfort, so we are giving away a $1,500.00 scholarship to a student of our choosing enrolled either in an engineering program related to the development of vehicles (mechanical engineering, automotive, aerospace, production, electrical, etc), Automotive Technology, or a similar program related to the automotive industry at an accredited college or university in Canada or the United States.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Education is important, and having a college degree can make a huge difference to your future. Financing a college education, however, can be difficult. Interior-Deluxe.com ,known for his vast collection of luxury lighting and modern light fixtures, believes in giving our youth a chance, that's why we're offering need-based college scholarship of $1,500. Applying for the scholarship is easy. All you have to do is answer four questions that are open-ended yet thought-provoking.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Reservation Counter College Scholarship
Reservation Counter is offering a scholarship program for US students enrolled in colleges, universities and private institutions. This need-based scholarship program is designed to support and motivate students to value and make the most of their education. Reservation Counter looks to give scholarship awards to deserving students to achieve higher quality education, and are actively promoting education to encourage students to improve their knowledge and strive for excellence.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Tungsten Rings & Co. Scholarship Program
Tungsten Rings & Co. is proud to offer scholarships to students, age 16 and older, attending high school or enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs in the US. Our needs based scholarship rewards students who are aspiring to achieve higher education and pursue their dreams. At Tungsten Rings & Co., we understand the financial difficulties students are facing today and we would like to help.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

The "Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship"
As the cost of education in the United States soars, we realize that talented young people who hope to attend college may lack the financial means to do so. Our Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship is our way of giving back to our great nation and the amazing families who have helped us grow over the years with their dedicated patronage. Just as the owner of BransonShowTickets.com dared to follow his dreams, we wish to encourage and support our nation's youth in realizing their true potential. Through the recognition and support of outstanding young men and women, we hope to achieve the universal goal of creating a better world for all.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

The Simmons & Fletcher Excellence in Ethics Scholarship
For law students and prospective law students in Texas, Simmons & Fletcher is excited to announce the first annual Excellence in Ethics Scholarship. The law student scholarship will be awarded to one recipient in the amount of $1,000. The second place winner will be awarded a $500 scholarship as well.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

The Simmons & Fletcher Law Marketing Scholarship
Our Law Marketing Scholarship offers a $1,000 scholarship for the winner and a $500 scholarship for one runner up who have an interest in marketing and advertising or law. The scholarship can be used for the cost of tuition, college housing, books, or/and other related university expenses.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Pelican water Scholarship
Write 500 - 700 words on the following topic: "What are your daily water-saving environmental contributions and how do they affect the environment?" Please conclude your submission by suggesting a new water-saving initiative to the home including supporting metrics and figures.
Deadline: October, 16 2015.

AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship
This scholarship program supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing with a GPA of 3.25 or higher.
Deadline: October 31.

CNA Training Scholarship
NursesLink.org is offering a $500 CNA Training Scholarship available to any student interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant. This award is given out twice every year.  The official rules and regulations are listed online. Scholarship
Deadlines: Oct 31st, April 30th (Every Year)

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
The program's primary goal is to assist military service members and their families by awarding up to twenty $2,000 scholarships to help pay for tuition and books each semester. To be considered, the scholarship applicant must have a connection to the United States Military through falling into at least one of the five listed on the web categories and complete 2 other required elements. 
Deadline: October 31 

College Student Scholarship
NursesLink.org is offering a $500 College Student Scholarship available to any student enrolled in a NON-nursing college degree program, certificate course or graduate program. This award is given out twice every year. The official rules and regulations are listed online.
Deadlines: October 31st, April 30th (Every Year)

CARiD Scholarship Program
CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college!  To apply create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to scholarship@CARiD.com. For rules and qualifications please visit scholarship page directly. 
Deadline: October 31

David Zeno Founders’ Scholarships
Zeno Property Management Jobs is pleased to support students in their quest to better their lives through higher education with the launch of their annual David Zeno Founders’ Scholarship. Three scholarships will be awarded to bright, dedicated students intending to pursue or pursuing an undergraduate college degree in whatever field interests them the most.
Deadline: October 31, 2015

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