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40+ Scholarships with October 2021 Deadlines



The following scholarships include opportunities for elementary students, middle school

students, high school students, undergraduate students, vocational school students,

graduate school students, doctoral students and adult students.


AES Engineering Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors as well

as current college students pursuing any field of study. Award is $500. Deadline is

October 8th. For more information visit https://aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

 

AIST Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships are open to full time

undergraduate and graduate students from US, Canada or Mexico who are pursuing

engineering technology majors in the following disciplines: metallurgy. Materials

science, chemical, electrical, mechanical, industrial, environmental, computer science

and safety. Awards of $6000. Deadline is October 31st. For more information visit

https://www.aist.org/students-faculty/scholarships/steel-internships-and-scholarships


Alma Exley Scholarship Program. This scholarship is open to BIPOC undergraduate

junior or senior students as well as graduate students pursuing a teaching degree at a

college or university in Connecticut. Award is $5000. Deadline is October 31st. For

more information visit https://almaexleyscholarship.org/application-process/.

 

American Bullion Scholarship. This scholarship is open to full time undergraduate

students in the United States pursuing any field. Award of $1000. Deadline is October

31st. For more information visit http://www.americanbullion.com/about/scholarship/


AmericanTrucks Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors or full

time students at a US technical institute, 2 or 4 year college or university program in

traditional building trades including carpentry, HVAC, electrical or related fields of study.

Certificate programs are eligible. All students ages 18+ are able to apply. Award is

$2500. Deadlines are October 15th and June 15th. For more information visit

https://www.americantrucks.com/scholarships.html


AOTP Scholarship. This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students

pursuing Occupational Therapy programs. Applicants must have completed at least 1

full year of coursework related to occupational therapy. Awards of up to $5000.

Deadline is October 29th. For more information visit

https://www.aotf.org/Scholarships/How-to-Apply


ASNT Fellowship Grant. This scholarship is open to graduate level and doctoral

students pursuing science or technology research. Award of $20,000. This is a cash

award. Deadline is October 15th. For more information visit

https://www.asnt.org/fellowshipgrant. 


AWWA Academic Achievement Award. This scholarship is open to graduate level

and doctoral students who have written a master’s thesis or dissertation on water

supply. This scholarship is being offered from the American Water Works Association.

Awards of up to $3000. Deadline is October 1st. For more information visit

https://www.awwa.org/Membership-Volunteering/Awards/Academic-Achievement-Award


Barbara A. Cooley Master’s Scholarship. This scholarship is from SHAPE America. It

is open to graduate level students majoring in health education with a minimum GPA of

3.0 at a US college or university. Award is $1000, Deadline is October 15th. For more

information visit https://www.shapeamerica.org/scholarships/cooleyscholarship.aspx


BEA Scholarships. These scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate

students pursuing broadcast and media careers. Multiple awards are offered. Awards of

up to $4000. Deadline is October 15th. For more information visit

https://www.beaweb.org/wp/?page_id=478.

 

Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship. This scholarship is from SHAPE America. It is

open to undergraduate students majoring in health education with a minimum GPA of

3.25 at a US college or  university. Award is $1000, Deadline is October 15th. For more

information visit https://www.shapeamerica.org/scholarships/billkanescholarship.aspx.



Black Students in Tech Grant. Open to Black current college students or recent

graduates at any education level of field of study who are pursuing or plan to pursue a

career in the tech industry. Award is $1000. Deadline is October 11th. For more

information visit https://bold.org/scholarships/black-students-in-tech-grant/


CARiD Scholarship. This scholarship is open to US Students ages 16-20 who are

enrolled in post-secondary education. Submit a photo inspired by any aspect of the

automotive industry. Award is $1000. Deadlines are April 30th and October 31st. For

more information visit https://www.carid.com/scholarships.html 


Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame Museum. This scholarship is

open to students enrolled in a culinary arts program. Award of $500. Deadline is

October 1st. For more information visit

https://www.thechicagoculinarymuseum.org/scholarships/.  


Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. This scholarship is open to high school seniors.

Awards are up to $20,000. Deadline is October 31st. Multiple awards are available. For

more information visit https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/  


CME Beef Industry Scholarship. This scholarship is offered from the National

Cattlemen's Foundation. It is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students

pursuing careers in the beef industry. Awards of $1500. Deadline is October 31st. For

more information visit https://www.nationalcattlemensfoundation.org/scholarships/cme-beef-industry-scholarship.  


CREW Chicago Scholarship. This scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors and

seniors as well as graduate students pursuing careers in real estate, construction, urban

planning or other related fields and have an interest in building a future in commercial

real estate in the Chicago area. Award of $5000. Deadline is October 31st. For more

information visit https://crewchicago.org/about/committees/crew-chicago-scholarship.  


Dream Big Scholarship. This scholarship is from the company RentLingo. It is open to

students ages 18+ who are attending a college or university. International students may

apply. Award is $1000. Deadlines are October 1st and March 1st. For more information

visit https://www.rentlingo.com/scholarship  


Dyslexia/Auditory Processing Disorder Scholarship. This scholarship is open to US

and Canadian students with dyslexia and/or auditory processing disorder who are

enrolled in an undergraduate college program. Award is $1000. Deadline is October

31st. For more information visit https://www.gemmlearning.com/about/scholarship-opportunities/  


Emergency Educational Grants from Elks National Foundation. These $5000

renewable opportunities are open to undergraduate students who are children of a

disabled or deceased Elks member. Deadline is October 31st. For more information visit

https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/eefgrants.cfm  


Employment BOOST Academic Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school

seniors and 2 year and 4 year college students in the US with a GPA of 3.6 or higher.

This scholarship is open to students pursuing any major. 1 scholarship will be given to a

student pursuing any major and a 2nd scholarship will be given to a student pursuing

business or STEM fields. Deadlines are quarterly: October 1st, January 1st, April 1st

and July 1st. Awards of $1000. For more information visit 

https://employmentboost.com/scholarship/


Evans Scholars Foundation. This scholarship is from Western Golf Association. It is

for high school seniors who have caddied for at least 2 years and have limited financial

means. It covers full tuition and housing with award amounts up to $120,000. Students

must have a 3.3 minimum GPA. Deadline is October 30th. For more information visit https://wgaesf.org/a-life-changing-opportunity/applying-evans-scholarship


Extremeterrain Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and

undergraduate students pursuing environmental studies, ecology, land use, earth and

atmospheric sciences, sustainable land management, environmental biology,

sustainable agricultural systems or parks and recreation. Award is $2500 and deadlines

are October 15th and June 15th. For more information visit

https://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html  


Fulbright US Student Program. This is an extremely prestigious program open to high

school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professionals with up to 5 years

of professional study or experience in their field. This award covers all expenses

including travel and a living stipend for open study/research, serving as an English

Teaching Assistant, or in public health or National Geographic storytelling. Deadline is

October 12th. For more information visit https://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/fulbright-us-student-program


Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship Program. This scholarship is open to Wisconsin

high school seniors. Students will be evaluated on their leadership, citizenship, school

and community involvement. Deadline is October 12th. Award is $10,000. For more

information visit https://kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/  


IFA Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships are open to US undergraduate

college students in their sophomore, junior and senior year studying business,

hospitality, franchise management or entrepreneurship. Award of $1500. Deadline is

October 31st. For more information visit https://www.franchisefoundation.org/scholarships.


Innovation in Education Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school and

college students who have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the

lives of others with a GPA minimum of 3.0. The award is $500 and repeats monthly.

Open to students in the US and Canada. Deadline is the 20th of every month. For more

information visit https://www.latutors123.com/scholarships/innovation-in-education/  


International Essential Tremor Foundation. This scholarship is open to high school

graduates of any age who have been diagnosed with ET and have a GPA minimum of

2.5. Award is $1000. Deadlines are October 31st and May 1st. For more information

visit https://essentialtremor.org/resources/scholarships/


ISA with World Strides Scholarships. Multiple opportunities are available with this

scholarship program for studying abroad or opting to travel during a gap year. Students

can travel and have an immersive experience in Spain, England, South Korea, New

Zealand and Australia. Awards are up to $5000. Deadlines of October 30th, February

28th and April 30th exist for applications depending on the location of travel. For more

information visit https://www.studiesabroad.com/en/admissions/funding-your-program/scholarships-and-grants.


Janie Moore Greene Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students who are

accepted into college programs or are currently enrolled college students pursuing

photography. Award is $2000. Deadline is October 30th. For more information visit

http://nanpafoundation.org/janie-moore-greene-scholarship-grant/  


Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is open to undergraduate,

graduate and doctoral students of Lithuanian heritage. Multiple awards offered. Award

amounts are not disclosed. Deadline is October 1st. For more information visit

https://lithuanianfoundation.org/scholarship-guidelines/.  


Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduate level

students pursuing crystallography related fields. Award of $2500. Deadline is October

14th. For more information visit https://www.icdd.com/ludo-frevel-scholarship/.  


MyMozaic Scholarship. This $1,000 monthly scholarship is open to US citizens ages

13 and older. Deadline is the last day of every month. This is a scholarship

sweepstakes or drawing.  For more information visit

https://www.mymozaic.com/sasscholarship.php?sscid=71k5_fg133


National Rice Month Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors

from AR, CA, LA, MI, MS and TX (the 6 main rice growing states in the United States).

Create a video of 3 minutes or less about US grown rice and upload to social media.

Awards of up to $5000. Deadline is October 31st. For more information visit

https://www.reelricecontest.com/


NSCA Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is from the National Strength and

Conditioning Association Foundation. These opportunities are open to high school

seniors, undergraduate and graduate students. Community college students are also

eligible. International applicants may apply. Must be pursuing a career in the strength

and conditioning field. Degree majors may include exercise science, human

performance, physical therapy, strength and conditioning, athletic training, exercise

physiology, human biology, anatomy, biomedical engineering, physiology, physical

education, kinesiology, sport science, physiotherapy, sport coaching, education, health,

sports and fitness administration or sports medicine. Award is $2000. Deadline is

October 15th. For more information visit https://www.nsca.com/about-us/nsca-foundation/scholarships/


Paramount Builders, Inc. Scholarship. This scholarship is open to full time US

undergraduate college students pursuing marketing, business management, sales or

related fields who have a GPA minimum of 3.5. Award is $1000. Deadline is October

1st. For more information visit https://www.paramountbuilders.com/scholarship/.  


Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. This scholarship is open to

New Americans, immigrants or children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate

school in the United States. Awards of up to $90,000. Deadline is October 28th. For

more information visit https://www.pdsoros.org/apply.  


Prevounce Preventive Health Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school

seniors, undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in healthcare,

medicine, nursing or public health in the US. Award is $2500. Deadline is October 15th.

For more information visit https://info.prevounce.com/scholarship.


Rhodes Scholarships for the United States of America. This is the oldest (first

awarded in 1902) and perhaps most prestigious international scholarship program

enabling students to study at Oxford University. The award covers tuition, all fees and

also includes a living stipend. 100 scholarships are awarded each year. This

scholarship is open to students ages 18-24 who have completed an undergraduate

degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7. US citizens as well as DACA eligible

students are able to apply. Deadline is October 6th. For more information visit

https://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/scholarships/apply/united-states/.  


Save a Life Scholarship. This scholarship is from the American Academy of CPR and

First Aid. It is open to high school seniors or current college students pursuing or

planning to pursue careers in either healthcare or education. The award is $1500 and

deadlines are May 1st and October 1st. For more information visit

https://www.onlinecprcertification.net/scholarship.php  


Sphinx Competition. This scholarship is open to Black and Latinx classical string

players. The Junior Division competition is open to musicians ages 17 and under and

the Senior Division is open to musicians age 18 - 30. Applicants must be US citizens.

Awards of up to $50,000. Deadline is October 20th. For more information visit

https://www.sphinxmusic.org/sphinx-competition/  


Student Loan Hero Scholarship. This scholarship is from Student Loan Hero, a

Lending Tree company. It is open to students ages 18+ who are enrolled at a college or

university in the US. This is a bi-annual scholarship and deadlines are October 4th and April 16th. Awards are up to $5000. For more information visit

https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/   


Voice of Democracy Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students in high school

and middle school in the US who are passionate about democracy. Awards of up to

$30,000. Deadline is October 31st. For more information visit

https://vfw.org/patriotspen/?action=skiplogin&cookiecheck=true.


Web Design Scholarship. This scholarship is from the company Lounge Lizard. It is

open to high school seniors planning to enroll into college within 6 months of the

application as well as current college students in the US. Must submit a web design file

for consideration of the scholarship. Award is $1000. Deadlines are October 3rd and

February 19th. For more information visit https://loungelizard.com/scholarship/   


Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students ages 14 and

older. Write a short 250 word or less essay about battling a zombie apocalypse. Award

is $2000. Deadline is October 31st. For more information visit

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship.

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Jean O’Toole is a High-Performance coach, motivational speaker and author of the bestselling book, Scholarship Strategies Finding and Winning the Money You Need. She has dedicated her life to helping individuals design their best lives. Over 150,000 people have attended her workshops, seminars and presentations throughout the United States. For information and to connect with Jean, email scholarshipstrategiesteam@gmail.com or visit www.connections101.com.

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