October

4-H Youth in Action Scholarship

Grade: ages: 15-29

Deadline: 10-21-20

Scholarship Value: $3,000

The program recognizes four confident young leaders in our core pillar areas of Agriculture, Civice Engagement, Healthy Living and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), giving pillar winners the chance to share how 4-H changed theire lives and how they have used the skills they gained in 4-H to change the lives of others. To apply please visit: 4-H Youth in Action Scholarship.

 

AdvertiseMint Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $2,500

Applicant must submit an essay under 500 words about one of three given prompts related to advertising or social media. Please visit:  AdvertiseMint to apply.

AES Engineering Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-05-20

Scholarship Value: $500

Please go to AES Engineering Scholarship for details and to apply.

Active Life Scholarship: To Tackle your Weakness

Grade: Ages 15 and up

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

This Scholarship encourages students to identify and take action to improve a weakness and begin to transform it into a strength. In 3-5 sentences please answer ONE of the following: What do you consider onf of your greatest weaknesses? OR Why is it important to try to improve a weakness?  Please visit: Active Life Scholarship to apply. 

American Muscle Automotive Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $2,500

Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors enrolling full time in an accredited United State college, trade school, or technical institute for an automotive degree or related field of study.  Those students who have exceptional drive and ambition should submit a 700-1500 word essay tellings us "who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry".  Please visit: American Muscle to apply. 

American Trucks Student Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $2,500

For students pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical or related fields of study. Please submit a 750-1500 word essay describing "who you are and how you plan to use your education to contribute to a thriving community of trade workers who are dedicated to a hands-on approach to knowledge development." Please visit: American Trucks Scholarship to apply. 

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

Grade: Ages 16-19

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

The essay topic for this annual scholarship is, "How (*Enter your Favorite Branson Show*) inspired me to realize my dreams." Don't be afraid to be creative or let your personality shine! We want to hear your unique voice! To apply please visit: Branson Shows Scholarship

CARiD Scholarship

Ages: 16-20

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industroy. Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you've ever seen - we're looking forward to your creativity! Please visit: CARiD to apply. 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $4,000-$20,000 

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is an achievement based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their leadership,service and academics, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Please visitCoca-Cola Scholars for eligibility requirements and a program overview as well as to begin the online application process.

College Jumpstart Scholarship

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 10-17-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write an essay to answer ONE of the following questions in 250 words or less.1) What are your educatioinal goals? 2) How will winning this scholarship help you attain your goals? 3) Write about a time when "hard work" paid off. 4) Describe your experience with community service and volunteering and how that has affected you and your outlook. To apply please visit: College Jumpstart Scholarship

CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $500

Create a short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of the provided topics relating to cars/Mustangs. You can be inspirational, funny, serious, educational, or even musical. Winners will be selected based on creativity and content. Please visit: CJ Pony Parts Scholarship to apply. 

Create Real Impact Contest

Grade: Ages: 14-22

Deadline: 10-05-20

Scholarship Value: $500-$1,500

Create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION to the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving. Compete in one of four categories. Please visit: Create Real Impact to apply. 

Digital Project Manager Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write an essay of no more than 1,000 words addressing this topic: The Biggest Challenge Facing Digital in 2019. What is the biggest challenge facing digital workers. Why? Can it be overcome? Describe steps for overcoming it. To apply please visit: Digital Project Scholarship

 

Dr. Pepper Tuition Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-18-20

Scholarship Value: $2,500-$100,000

Create a profile, and briefly describe your goal - how will you change the world? Upload a video. Help us get to know you and your academic and professional goals. Tell us how winning this tuition will impact your life. Be passionate. Be creative. Be you. Please go to:  Dr. Pepper to get further information and how to apply.

ELKS Teenager of the Month

Grade: 12

Monthly from October through April

Needs community service and to make a portfolio of their accomplishments. $100.00 Scholarship. For more information please visit: Elks/org

Employment Boost Academic Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-1-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Scholarship is open to incoming college students who have at least a 3.6 GPA. There is a scholarship open onlyto students studying in a Business or Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields, and a general scholarship where the applicant must read and interpret a given poem.  For the Stem scholarship, applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to technology. Please visit: Employment Boost to apply. 

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $250-$750

This contest encourages youth to nurture their interest for the visual arts, hunting and wildlife conservation. It also reinforces the positive effects of hunting and wildlife conservation. Entries must portray any North American game bird or animal that may be legally hunted or trapped. Endanered species and non-game animals such as eagles and snakes are not eligible subjects. Please visit: George Montgomery Wildlife Art Contest to apply.  

Go Transcript Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-01-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write 500 to 1,000 word essay on the following topic: Share a story about how language has helped you express your voice. Briefly talk about yourself and your academic/career short-term and long-term goals. Then, answer the following questions: What have you learned from your experience(s)? Examples may include: Community Service, Volunteer Work, Employment, School Clubs, Sports, Family, Etc.. Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and your future goals. Please visit: GO Transcript to apply. 

Heisman High School Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-20-20

Scholarship Value: $500-$5,000 (100)

The Heisman High School Scholarship program is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors. Applicants must have participated in at least one sport, have a 3.0 GPA or greater, be a leader in school and in the community.  Please visit: Heisman to apply.

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-25-20

Scholarship Value: $6,000-$25,000

This program assists high school seniors who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives, and are planning to register for school the Fall after graduation. Applicants should also demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and be a US citizen. Multiple scholarship opportunities are available. Please visit: Horatio Alger Association to apply.

Ivy Panda Video Contest Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $500-$1,000

The Ivy Panda team wants to hear your opinions and advice. Create a 60-90 second video about money-managing tips for students, OR socializing in college, OR your advice: How to enchance your studying with the use of digital age tools. Please visit: Ivy Panda to apply.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-30-20

Scholarship Value: Up to $40,000

This scholarship program helps high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student's educational experience - including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual. Please visit: Jack Kent to apply. 

JMJ Phillip Group College Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-1-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

The scholarship is open to students who will major in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math). Write a 500 to 1,000 word essay in response to the prompt: "How can STEM graduates in 2022 change the world in 2040?" See their website for additional details. Please visit: JMJ to apply. 

KidGuard for Education Scholarship Program

Grade: 9-12+

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $500-$800

The KidGuard for Education Scholarship is part of our effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, impact of online gaming, teen suicide, phone dependency, and childhood depression in the age of technology. This scholarsip is an essay with no word count that will be submitted online. To apply please visit: KidGuard for Education Scholarship

LendEDU Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-18-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write an essay of 750 words or less: "With more people taking on student debt to pay for college and record high default rates, what do you think can be done to improve the financial literacy of our nation's young adults to help this problem?" Award can be used to cover tuition, textbooks, room and board, and even living expenses. To apply visit: LendEDU Scholarship.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the year

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 10-31-20

Calling all student leaders. Looking for the best of the best to take on The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year Fundraising Challenge. Fight Cancer, win a scholarship, and save lives. To apply click on the following link: Leukemia & Lymphoma Scholarship.

National Eagle Scout Association STEM Scholarship

Grade: Senior Eagle Scouts

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $50,000

This scholarshp is for Eagle Scouts in their Senior year who intend to pursue an education and career in a STEM related field. Please visit: National Eagle Scout Scholarship to apply. 

Niche October Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-20-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

The scholarship can be used to cover tuition, housing, books or any education-related expenses. The monthly winner will be determined by randon drawing. You can apply once each month. Please visit: Niche to apply. 

Nomination to the United States Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies or the Military Academy at West Point

Grade: 12
 

Deadline: 10-25-20

Students who are interested in entering one of the service academies in July are encouraged to begin an online application by clicking on the services section at: United States Senate . Completed applications and all supporting documents must be submitted to Senator Mike Lee’s office. While a congressional nomination is an important part of the process, please note that it is the academies themselves who make the actual appointments. The nomination and appointment process can be extremely competitive and the academic, character and physical requirements at each academy will be very demanding. Students are encouraged to begin the process as soon as possible as the process of submitting an application and gathering all supporting documents can take some time. More information on the application process is available through the academy coordinators in Senator Mike Lee’s Salt Lake City Office at 801-524-5933.

Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-20 for Spring Semester 2020

Transition to Adult living Scholarship: The scholarship is designed to assist qualified youth who are transitioning out of state foster care to complete a post-secondary education program (degree or certificate) at one of the Utah System of Higher Education institutions. The scholarship is sponsored by private donors in partnership with the Utah Educational Savings Plan. The maximum yearly scholarship award is $5,000 for full-time enrollment (12 or more credit hours), $3,750 for three quarters-time enrollment (9-11 hours), and $2,500 for part-time enrollment (6-8 hours). The scholarship may be renewed up to four years depending on satisfactory academic progress and availability of funds. Students must re-apply each year to renew the scholarship. Visit Olene S. Walker for information and to apply.

Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Inc. African American Male Scholar Competition

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-18-20

Please visit the website at Omega PSI PHI Fraternity for more information.

Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Inc. Annual International High School Essay Contest

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-18-20

The High School Essay contest is open to ANY high school senior. The local 1st place winner has a chance of winning one of four college scholarships at the national level: 1st scholarship: $5,000; 2nd scholarship: $3,000; 3rd scholarship: $2,000; and 4th scholarship: $1,000. Please go to the website at Omega PSI PHI Fraternity 

Oregon State University

Grade: 12

Deadline: Varies

To learn more about scholarships at Oregon State University please visit: Oregon State . Oregon State University offers scholarships beyond the Provost Scholarship and Tuition Grant, including opportunities for children of OSU alumni, students who have earned an IB diploma, Honors College scholarships, and scholarships based on academic major. 

The National Young Arts Foundation

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 10-12-20

Please apply at Young Arts. There you will find details on the application.

The National Honor Society Scholarship

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: Varies 

Must be a current member of National Honor Society. Contact your NHS advisors for more information. Visit: National Honor Society

Navajo Nation Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Must be an enrolled member of the Navajo Natioin and a US citizen or permanent resident. Must major or intend to major in civil,chemical, mechanical, electrical or environmental engineering or environmental science. See program website for full details. Please visit: Navajo Nation to apply. 

Quality Assurance Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

This is open to all majors, so think outside the box! Write a 300 word or less essay about a provided topic.  Please apply at: Quality Assurance Scholarship .

Parking Boxx Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write a 500 word essay that is original, creative and persuasive on the subject of technology innovation in parking solutions, specifically from your perspetive as a student. We're interested in learning your opinions about how parking can be more user-friendly, efficient or otherwise enhanced. To apply please visit: Parking Boxx

Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $500

Research a topic about Adobe Photoshop and compose an essay style tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and phots included to illustrate your points.  Choose from these for your tutorial essay: How Photoshop has changed photography, How to re-touch skin in Photoshop for photographers, Favorite tips for enhancing color in Photoshop, Photoshop overlay ideas for adding WOW to your portraits, a How To Photoshop Tutorial. Please apply at: Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship.

Save A Life Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-01-20

Scholarship Value: $1,500 (1)

For students majoring in the healthcare and education fields, write an essay of between 750 and 1,000 words explaining your career aspirations, how you plan to advance healthcare and/or education through your work and what inspired you to commit yourself to this field. Health care field can include students pursuing mental health degrees or occupations, as well as administrative and non-profit programs.  We are committed to furthering the education and career development of future doctors, nurses, technicians, professors, and teachers of all areas of specialization. Please visit: Save a Life to apply. 

School House Connection Youth Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-16-20

Scholarship Value: $2,000 (10)

Provides scholarships and support to youth who have experienced homelessness to ensure their completion of a post secondary education program. Undocumented students who meet the criteria are eligible. Please visit: School House Connection to apply. 

 

The TEACH Grant Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-01-20

Scholarship Value: $4,000

Grants to students who agree to teach for four years in a high need field at an elementary school, secondary school or educational service agency that serves students from low income families. Eligibility: Complete the FAFSA, be enrolled in a TEACH-Grant eligible school, 3.25+GPA, or top 25% of ACT test scores. Visit The TEACH Grant Program to apply. 

Tobacco-Free Life Scholarship

Grade: Ages 14+

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000 (2)

Are you passionate about creating a tobacco-free world? Tobacco-Free Life awards scholarships to students who are committed to preventing the suffering and death caused by smoking. If you share our vision, submit an essay of between 1,000 and 1,500 words answering the provided questions on our website. Please visit: Tobacco-Free Life Scholarship to apply. 

UHEAA Financial Aid Scholarship Essay Contest

Grade: 12

Deadline: See website listed below for details on deadlines

Please visit: UHEAA Scholarship for details and how to apply. This scholarship is only available during regional financial aid nights.

University of Oregon

Grade: 12

Deadline: varies

The University of Oregon has a new scholarship program – the Summit and Apex scholarships. The Summit and Apex Scholarships recognize students who have reached the pinnacle of achievement in high school. The Summit will provide out-of-state students with $32,000 over four years, or the Apex will award them $16,000. Recipients of either scholarship will be able to combine the Summit or Apex award with most other UO scholarships, such as the General University or Diversity Excellence Scholarships. The awards will be granted automatically based on GPA and tests scores as follows:

Summit 3.80 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale, 1200 combined critical reading and math SAT or 26 ACT

Apex 3.65 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale, 1150 combined critical reading and math SAT or 25 ACT

Please visit: University of Oregon for more details.

University of Utah Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: varies

Grade: 12

This website is a link to scholarships for University of Utah. Please visit: University of Utah

Varsity Tutors Monthly Essay Contest

Grade: Ages: 16+

Deadline: 10-15-20

Scholarship Value: $200

Write an essay between 200-900 words about a given topic, then promote your entry via social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). New topic and winners chosen every month. Please apply at: Varsity Tutors Essay

VFW Voice of Democracy

Grade: 9-12

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $1,000-$16,000

Voice of Democracy provides high school students the unique opportunity to express themselves in a 3.5 minute recorded essay on audio CD. The deomocratic and patriotic-theme is "What Makes America Great". To apply please visit: VFW Voice of Democracy.

Weber State University

Grade: 12

Deadline: Varies

This link will take you to various scholarships found at Weber State University. Please visit: WSU Scholarship opportunities.

Zions Bank

Grade: Ages 12-18

Deadline: Monthly

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Hardworkng middle school, junior high and high school students in Utah and Idaho can earn $1 per "A" on their report cards. (Sorry, "A-" grades are not eligible). Eligible students are also entered for a chance to win scholarship savings accounts worth up to $1,000. Please visit: Zions Bank to apply.  

Zip Recruiter Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $3,000

Write about your favorite ZipRecruiter feature from the list: Job Alert Emails, One-clip Apply, SMS Job Alerts, Job Search functionality, profiles. Then write 350 words max about why you chose that feature. To apply visit: Zip Recruiter Scholarship

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Grade: Ages 13 and up

Deadline: 10-31-20

Scholarship Value: $2,000 award 

Submit a short (250 words or less) online 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.  To apply please visit: Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

 

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