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.

The Movers Corp University Scholarship Program
Our scholarship program is intended to help students think about online marketing at an early stage. A scholarship of $1000 will be provided each semester to a student who provides 500-1000 word synopsis of online marketing ideas intended at increasing the awareness of the MoversCorp brand.  Applications received from September 15, 2014– January 15, 2015 will eligible to receive the scholarship for Spring 2015 semester.

12Keys Rehab
Scholarship award $500 offered every year –Fall/Spring. Anyone who is enrolled in secondary education. Write an essay with 500 words or less on prompt on the web. This scholarship will be available to any U.S. resident who will be enrolling in college courses. This is open to all majors of studyDeadline October 1.

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. Submission deadline: October 1, 2015 

2014 Legal Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

The 2014 Legal Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a career in the legal field who submits the best 200-300 word essay on the topic of how legal professionals can make a positive difference in their community.  The application deadline is October 1st, 2014.

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?"  The Application Deadline is October 1, 2015. 

AES Engineers Scholarship
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm  Amount of award: $500.00  Deadline for entry: October 6, 2014.

General Scholarship for Higher Learning: Fall 2014
HotelsCheap.org is 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.  To apply for the scholarship, he or she must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our Headquarters management team will be considered finalists. Submission Deadline: October 15, 2014

We’re interested in the stories behind small businesses — how they help to support vibrant communities, set stellar examples of entrepreneurship, and inspire excellence.
In at least 1,000 words, how your life or career aspirations have been impacted by a small business in your community. Scholarship award of $1000 submit no later than 5 p.m. EST October 15, 2014.

Goldberg & Osborne’s Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship
The program is aimed at assisting students to succeed in life through education
while spreading awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. The scholarship
amount is $1000. Applicants must either be attending college or trade school currently or planning to attend college or trade school on or before September 2015. 
The deadline is October 15, 2014.

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. Must be a US resident and currently enrolled as a Undergraduate or Graduate student. Submit a transcript: High School Graduate (or equivalent): 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA or University: 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Submit a letter of recommendation. 
Deadline October 15th, 2014

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 believe 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, 2014.

Lighting55 - Scholarship program
Lighting55 is awarding a need-based scholarship of USD $1,250 to college students. We at Lighting55 understand that financing your education can be difficult; as a result we would like to help. To apply for the scholarship, he or she must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our executive management team will be considered finalists. Submission Deadline: October 15, 2014

Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship
Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship awards one $2,500 prize in the Fall and one in the Spring to the Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, Engineering, or Computer Science student who best explains how having a shared set of beliefs is important for building a great company. Submission deadlines: October 31, 2014

Career Step Scholarships
Graduating high school seniors who are planning to continue their education after graduation. There is no age requirement, but the student must be planning to start school in 2014 or 2015.Scholarship award $2,000
The deadline for the 2014 application and essay submission is October 31, 2014.

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.The deadline is  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)

Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship
There are many things that can help a student increase his/her potential for future success. The area we would like you to focus on is your capacity to learn. Write an essay that is no longer than 1000 words that clearly identifies one strategy that you believe will help increase your learning power.  Scholarship Value: $500 Award Deadline: Deadline: Oct. 30th, 2014

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. Scholarship Deadlines: Oct 31st, April 30th (Every Year)

The William Gary Allen Scholarship
The career you’re preparing for in college may take you places you’ve never imagined. But have you imagined the kind of place you’d like to call home in the future? Tell us about your vision of the “Home of the Future” in an essay and you may be eligible to be awarded a $1,500 scholarship. More details about entry and qualification can be found directly on the scholarship page. Scholarship Deadline: October 31, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time 

Pertino IT Innovation Scholarship Program
New ideas and innovation are born every day in IT classrooms across the country. At Pertino, we believe in being first, moving fast, and having fun. We're excited to hear from you and encourage you to be bold and creative in your submissions. Submit your blog post (and all associated materials) to scholarship@pertino.com by October 31, 2014.

The COIT Clean Living Scholarsh
One part of growing up and being in college is learning to take care of your space.  Whether that’s figuring out that dishwashing liquid shouldn’t go in a dishwasher, or how to spackle nail holes to keep your deposit, there are a million little lessons that we learn about managing our space.  Tell us a story about how you take care of yourself and your living space for your chance to win $2,000.  Deadline: October 31, 2014

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

Do you understand what energy deregulation is? In order to be considered, write a 600-800 word essay for an uninformed audience on the topic of "How Energy Deregulation Works."  If your essay is chosen by our panel, you’ll receive $1,000 for college!  Deadline Oct. 31, 2014.